Artist makes butterflies ‘fly off the canvas’ using augmented reality

At first look, Tim Yanke’s butterfly painting feels as if the insects are coming to life. But being an innovator, he wanted to take things a step further. His painting “Peta louthias,” Greek for butterfly, was inspired by a pair of women’s cowboy boots with butterflies on them that he’d seen when traveling out west.Continue reading “Artist makes butterflies ‘fly off the canvas’ using augmented reality”

Rochester Art & Apples Festival back in the park Friday

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Artwork, treats and entertainment will fill Rochester Municipal Park, along Paint Creek Trail, for the 48th annual Art & Apples Festival this week. What started as one large tent and a few Rochester artists eventually was picked up by Paint Creek Center for the Arts and grew into aContinue reading “Rochester Art & Apples Festival back in the park Friday”