A Good Match

When I first heard the topic of a “good match” for the weekly photo challenge this week (here), I instantly thought of real matches. We still have a small plastic bin with matches in there.  Some were given to us by my MIL, but many were from our own collecting. It feels like not so … More A Good Match

Art Digest #6 (Days 76-90 of 365 Days of Art) bridges, conversate, and Monopoly

Today’s post is an art digest to cover days 76 to 90 of the 365 Days of Art.  I am thinking about an idea for an e-book or something else, but I really prefer the digests and so here is one to peruse: Day 76: Cheering Colors Day 77:  Artsy Bridge          … More Art Digest #6 (Days 76-90 of 365 Days of Art) bridges, conversate, and Monopoly

Art Digest #5: Valentine’s Day (Days 72-75 of 365 days of Art)

Hello everyone. I found some art to share for the lovely Valentine’s Day…. Tuesday 2-14-17 DAY 72 Let’s start off with a piece from Jackson Pollock. Most of us think of him with drip art, but did you know he did sculpture and painted very diverse pieces.  This next oil painting is called Teacup – and … More Art Digest #5: Valentine’s Day (Days 72-75 of 365 days of Art)

Art Digest #4: Ocean Themed Art & 3 featured artists (Days 65 to 71 of 365 Days of Art)

Hello Everyone.  I will be out of town this week and so I am posting a digest, which covers Week 10 of the 365 Days of Art. I decided to recycle the words from my very first week with this art project – do you remember those early December posts?  Well I really enjoyed pairing … More Art Digest #4: Ocean Themed Art & 3 featured artists (Days 65 to 71 of 365 Days of Art)

Morse: Gallery of the Louvre (Day 64 of the 365 Days of ART)

Samuel F. B. Morse (bio here) – went to Europe in 1829 and from 1831- to 1833 he painted the amazing masterpiece called Gallery of the Louvre. It is a large piece, 6 x 9 feet, and depicts forty (imaginary) artworks being displayed at the Louvre in Paris. This piece is owned by the Terra Foundation who … More Morse: Gallery of the Louvre (Day 64 of the 365 Days of ART)

Art Digest #3: Uplifting Flow (Days 55-63 of 365 Days of Art) VALUE

Hello Blog Readers. It is time for Art Digest Three. I originally planned to leave you with an old masterpiece to “break down” – but I want to end January and start February with a “digest post” that has color and some light flow. Saturday 1-28-2017 Day #55: Looking into the window at an antique store … More Art Digest #3: Uplifting Flow (Days 55-63 of 365 Days of Art) VALUE

Walk with Jo: Mom’s Siam Carytown (Day 54 of 365 Days of Art)

It is time for my January walk with Restless Jo. Please join me as we take a short walk on Cary Street in Richmond, Virginia. First, the restaurant we wanted to eat at had an hour wait – so we decided to go to Mom’s Siam. On the way there, with a light mist starting and stopping, … More Walk with Jo: Mom’s Siam Carytown (Day 54 of 365 Days of Art)

G Marlo Allen’s Chihuahua(Day 53 of 365 Days of Art) and Rottweiler

I do not know much about artist G. Marlo Allen (more of his work is here), but I occasionally see his drawings at the most random places.  Earlier this month –  I saw his nicely drawn Chihuahua:   Allen’s Chihuahua reminded me of one thing – Taco Bell! Do you remember those Taco Bell advertisements during the 1990s: “Yo Quiero … More G Marlo Allen’s Chihuahua(Day 53 of 365 Days of Art) and Rottweiler