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
Happy November everyone. It is time for the “pick word photo challenge” from Paula at Lost in Translation. . . . . .
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
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
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)
Good Morning. For a “One liner Wednesday” post I have this under the sea painting from Virginia Beach paired with a quote from Jaques Cousteau: P.S. Check out this octopus table by the artist Wyland: . . . . . . .
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
Also, if you want to see some photos of a real rooster, BUSH BOY has some great ROOSTER photos HERE – the feathers he captured are amazing. Bush Boy also just got one of those new “blog domains” — bushboy.blog… — Do you like these new domains? . . . . . .
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)
When you drive on I-95, there are MANY ads for this “South of the Border” tourist attraction. I stopped there once – when my boys were little – and it was gross. However, we do like passing the giant ART sombrero tower. It has become a “mile marker” to gauge where we are at with … More Sombrero Tower South Carolina South of the Border (Day 12 of 365 Days of ART)
Good Morning Readers, for Day #11 of the Priorhouse 365 Days of Art, I am following up with yesterday’s still life by bringing you another still life example. As I was walking by Booth #333, I noticed there was a painting (a still life with a blue vase) that reminded me of Cezanne’s work. When … More Still Life Blue Vase Booth #333 (365 Days of ART: Day 11) Cezanne
Quote for Wednesday: “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.” ~Claude Monet . . have a nice day! . . .