Avian Love: Lost in Translation’s Pick a Word in December 

Hello Blog Readers, Lost in Translation’s Pick a Word in December has the following words: sagacious, non-human, portrayal, remains, stellar. I have incorporated them into this avian-themed post. During the summer, I went through the REMAINS of some art supplies and took out the mini birdies, a card, and the SAGACIOUS-looking Sheriff painted on a scrap of wood.     To give … More Avian Love: Lost in Translation’s Pick a Word in December 

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

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

F Grayson Sayre: California Desert Artist (Day 44: 365 Days of Art)

For Day #44 of the 365 Days of Art, I present Grayson Sayre (1879-1939). He was one of California’s most beloved desert landscape painters. Five things about Sayre. He was born in Medoc, Missouri.  He worked in the mines and then with leather goods before he decided to push on to become an artist. He … More F Grayson Sayre: California Desert Artist (Day 44: 365 Days of Art)

Marley’s Ghost (Day 18 of 365 Days of ART) John Leech Drawings

Hi readers, because Christmas is a few days away, I wanted to post art images from A Christmas Carol for Day 18 of the 365 days of art.  Part 1: There are four “easy” student takeaways with the art images from A Christmas Carol.  First, when students see the images from John Leech, it provides an example of how … More Marley’s Ghost (Day 18 of 365 Days of ART) John Leech Drawings

String Art & Pythagoras quotes (Day 14 of 365 Days of ART)

  Two Pythagoras quotes:  “There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres” “In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.”  If you are looking for a project to do over the holiday break – string art might be for you – and here is … More String Art & Pythagoras quotes (Day 14 of 365 Days of ART)