The Best of Filter/Gauge in 2013
3D / Filter / Gauge / Graphic Design / Illustration / Matt McGillvray / Painting / Photography / Sculpture

The Best of Filter/Gauge in 2013

The end of the year has come! Everyone is reflecting back on the previous year and here at Filter/Gauge it’s no different. Followers have been trickling in since the blog started in June and personally, I think it has been a great year of writing. It took F/G a while to find it’s footing in … Continue reading

Open Ended
3D / Filter / Gauge / Graphic Design / Illustration / Matt McGillvray / Painting / Photography / Sculpture

Open Ended

Part of the enjoyment—for me, at least— of viewing art is in the interpretation. A piece of artwork after all, is itself an interpretation, visually (or otherwise) of an artist’s voice. We have a unique opportunity—a responsibility even—as viewers to draw conclusions and make connections between the work we are viewing and our own experiences. … Continue reading

Bodies of Work
3D / Drawing / Filter / Illustration / Matt McGillvray / Painting / Photography / Sculpture

Bodies of Work

One of the most popular subjects in art is the human form. From Greek statues, to the Vitruvian Man, to Picasso, we have been idealizing, morphing, deconstructing, re-configuring, or otherwise re-creating the human body. We have painted, drawn, sculpted, surgically altered, or photographed each other countless times. I wanted to focus this week on five … Continue reading