Seahorses (Two for Tuesday)and BREAKING BAD Memory video snippet

Hello Everyone. It is time for another Two For Tuesday. Today I have some seahorses:   Part 2: Did you know the hippocampus (small organ in the brain that is part of the limbic system) is shaped like a seahorse? Well not exactly – but close (and this next image has exaggerated this likeness just … More Seahorses (Two for Tuesday)and BREAKING BAD Memory video snippet

Chill (Seven Days of Art: Day 7) Metal Windmill Art from North Carolina

This post is Day SEVEN for the Seven Day Art Challenge.   The Seven Day Art Challenge has ended, however, thanks to some encouragement from Helen, I have decided to continue on with a blogging art challenge. I have been thinking about a fresh theme for blogging and an art challenge seems almost perfect.  Still thinking about it a little more … More Chill (Seven Days of Art: Day 7) Metal Windmill Art from North Carolina

MOVE (Seven Days of Art: Day FIVE) Snow Geese by C Booth Farcus

For Day FIVE of the Seven Day Art Challenge, I bring you a beautiful watercolor from C. Booth Farcus.                   Somebody once said, “Watercolor paint is the easiest medium to use as a beginner, yet the toughest to master.”    Side note: If you want to work with watercolors this … More MOVE (Seven Days of Art: Day FIVE) Snow Geese by C Booth Farcus

SMILE (Seven Days of Art: Day FOUR) Dianne Dengel sketch and Oprah’s piece

This is another art piece that came my way because someone wanted the frame! Tsk, tsk, tsk. This sketch is a nice class sample because there are some guide lines that Dianne loosely sketched in. Students could see how the artist sectioned the page and began her sketch. Notice the center bottom line – and the whisper … More SMILE (Seven Days of Art: Day FOUR) Dianne Dengel sketch and Oprah’s piece

UNPLUG (Seven Days of Art: Day THREE)

This post is also Day THREE for the Seven Day Art Challenge.  It was a discard because someone wanted the frame.    While teaching some art lessons, I often referred to the wonderful “Pine Trees” by Hasegawa Tōhaku (Japanese, 1539–1610). The “Pine Trees” screen has been designated as National Treasure of Japan. See you tomorrow for Day FOUR   Special thanks to A Thursday’s Child … More UNPLUG (Seven Days of Art: Day THREE)

New Constellation (art prints of 1986 shuttle disaster)

Some of my readers know that I taught art on and off.  For a while, I collected diverse art.   I sometimes imagined having a permanent eccentric art display — that could be used to teach small groups about art.  Art styles, media use, EOA, POD, artist bios, social movements, art movements, etc.  However, that idea waned … More New Constellation (art prints of 1986 shuttle disaster)