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.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011



In this talk entitled The Future of Painting, Rhythm & Hues artist Nick Pugh presents the emerging trend of painting from life with computers and iPads in this TEDxSoCal Event.

In this talk Pugh exposes the novel art form – Digital Plein Air – as a vital new style where artists take technology out into the field and capture the world around them in beautiful digital paintings. The talk provides historical context for this new movement, show the state of the art today and provide a vision for how this style might evolve in the future.

The talk features the work of several artists using this technology, including David Hockney, Craig Mullins, David Newman, Shaddy Safadi, Alison Yerxa and Danny Gardner, amongst many others.



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