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YART

YouTube Art Rendered Traditionally

WHat IS YART?

YART is a digital exhibition reifying the tension between digital and analogue worlds. In the spirit of analogue ways, YART is dedicated to creating traditional paintings, drawings, woodcuts, etc., of my favourite YouTube videos, celebrities, scenes, sketches, etc.

My Self-Imposed Criteria:

  1. The video/images must have originated on YouTube or were made popular on YouTube. This means that videos originating outside of YouTube are fair game, as long as they have a strong representation on YouTube or social media in general.

  2. The image/video can also be of a popular meme that is represented on YouTube or social media.

  3. I am avoiding any digital art created through Photoshop—remember, the point is to create TRADITIONAL artwork of digital culture—but I may use a digital image as a base/guide to work from.

 

That’s it. Enjoy!

—Dr. Jeffrey Douglas

Gallery

Sit On You

Celebrity: Palmer Scott

Oil on Canvas - 20 x 24

By Dr. Jeffrey Douglas - 2019

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Bed Intruder Song

Celebrity: Antoine Dodson

Oil on Water Colour Paper - 10 x 12

By Dr. Jeffrey Douglas - 2020

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Willy Bum Bum

Celebrity: ALIEN REd WOLf

Oil on Canvas - 26 x 30

By Dr. Jeffrey Douglas - 2019/20

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"The Universe"

Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job!

Celebrity: Tim Heidecker

Oil on Canvas - 10 x 12

(painted in 20 minutes between shifts)

By Dr. Jeffrey Douglas - September 2020

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Room for More!

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