David Newman is an American artist documenting innovators in Silicon Valley with fine art portraits painted from life on iPad. Artist-in-Residence for Founder Labs, Startup Weekends in SF & NYC, Google Campout & iOSDevCamp. Painted with CG, including Mac, since the early 80's. As a courtroom artist (UPI), covered famous trials in the 70's. For artist-in-residence programs, sponsorships & commissions: 1-415/336-1849.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Monday, June 09, 2014
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
San Francisco Apple Store Event: Bay Area artist David Newman talks about his iPad portraits Wed 6/4, 7 p.m.
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Photographer & Videographer
Painted from life May 2014
Longtime Bay Area artist David Newman talks about his iPad portraits of Silicon Valley innovators and shares his creative process.
Former courtroom artist David Newman put his figurative arts training to use sketching prominent trials in San Francisco in the 1970s.
Now an artist-in-residence in Silicon Valley, David has crafted more than 160 iPad portraits of Silicon Valley innovators. Join David as he highlights his work, showcases his preferred workflow with SketchBook Pro and ArtRage, and demonstrates the beginning of an iPad portrait.
Please RSVP at the Apple Store site; it is not enough to join the event on Facebook.
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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Thank you, Jim.
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Thank you, Karolina, Beata and Steve Wolf.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 9:48 AM
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Painted from life on iPad Air with ArtRage and Sketchbook Pro.
Thank you, Karolina.
Thank you, Beata.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 11:31 PM
Monday, May 05, 2014
This video documents what I saw as I painted Howard Rheingold working on his book 'Net Smart' two months after the iPad shipped. This animation shows how I painted Howard's portrait from life that day.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 10:22 PM
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Congratulations, Clément Cazalot!
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 4:38 AM
Monday, March 31, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SILICON VALLEY ARTIST PRESENTS THE ART OF HAND-PAINTED DIGITAL PORTRAITURE IN DALLAS
David Newman's iPad portrait prints now on view at Gables Park 17 by appointment
Dallas, TX - April 2, 2014
San Francisco artist David Newman will present selected works from his iPad Portraits of Innovators in Dallas Saturday April 5th at Gables Park 17's inaugural Intimate Evening of Art. The event, which runs from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., will feature seven artists presenting artwork in varied media.
Newman will present selections of his works from ink to iPad created in the Bay Area Figurative tradition, and will paint new digital portraits from life during the event.
Prints of Newman’s iPad portraits of Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, Karolina Tekiela, Jana Lazárková, and Eric Wolfram, all hand-painted from life, are now on view by appointment.
Newman, who studied at the legendary UC Davis art department and at UC Berkeley, covered historic trials as a courtroom artist in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1970’s. In 1982, he painted his first digital portraits from life on the pioneering Via Video System One. In 2006, he began a series of ink-on-paper portraits of Silicon Valley innovators. Since 2010, he has used iPad as his preferred medium to hand-paint more than 150 portraits of innovators from life. Newman has painted entrepreneurs and developers at Google HQ, Le Web and Le Camping in Paris, Microsoft, NASA, PayPal HQ, Stanford University, Twitter HQ, Yahoo HQ, and other high-tech venues.
Newman's iPad Portraits shown at Gables Park 17 can be seen here on Flickr.
Newman's complete set of iPad Portraits can be seen here on Flickr.
Gables Park 17
Gables Park 17 is Uptown's most prestigious high-rise apartment community, and Dallas' newest LEED Silver certified building. The community is located in the epicenter of Dallas chic, at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Akard - one of Dallas' most sought after addresses.
The prints can be seen by appointment at:
Gables Park 17
1700 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75202
For information and images, contact:
email: portraits (at) dnsf (d0t) comhttp://twitter.com/dnsf
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 7:59 AM
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Saturday, December 07, 2013
iPad Portrait of Anupreet Walia Working on Her Chime for Change Challenge at Chimehack at Twitter HQ Today
iPad Portrait of Anupreet Walia Working on Her Chime for Change Challenge at Chimehack at Twitter HQ Today, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Thank you, Anu.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 8:22 PM
iPad Portrait of Karolina Tekiela Working on Her Gucci-Sponsored Chime For Change at Chimehack at Twitter HQ Today
iPad Portrait of Karolina Tekiela Working on Her Gucci-Sponsored Chime For Change at Chimehack at Twitter HQ Today, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Thank you, Karolina
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 12:31 PM
Friday, December 06, 2013
iPad Portrait of Aysegul Yonet at Chimehack at One Kings Lane, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Thank you, Aysegul.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 10:42 PM
Saturday, November 16, 2013
iPad Portrait of Kristin Koch Working on an Urban Farming Project at Food Hackathon Today, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Thank you, Kristin.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 4:18 PM
Saturday, September 14, 2013
iPad Portrait of Jana Lazárková at Christopher Elbow Chocolates in San Francisco, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Painted from life.
Thank you, Jana.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 10:36 PM
Sunday, August 18, 2013
iPad Portrait of Erica Yamada at Breaking Glass Hackathon Today at Citizen Space, a photo by DNSF David Newman on Flickr.
Thank you, Erica and Citizen Space.
Posted by David Newman DNSF at 8:07 PM