Behind the Scenes explores the magic and the mystery of artistic creation.
Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this award-winning series goes behind the
scenes to discover the creative process with renowned artists.
David Hockney, the world-famous artist whose work spans painting, drawing, book
illustrations, photo-collage and set design, shows how modern artists play with
the conventions of perspective, illusion of depth and the vanishing point.
When is a line not just a line? Artist Wayne Thiebaud shows how volume, shape,
feeling and movement can transform a simple line into art.
Robert Gil de Montes, the celebrated painter, relies on the imaginative and
unusual use of color to create art that reflects a keen awareness of his Mexican
And Matt Groening,
creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, demonstrates the art of comic strips.