Found poetry 46

FOUND POETRY 46

Workshop report 3

WORKSHOP REPORT 3

One of my students has already finished the piece begun in the Loose Threads workshop last month. Linda Bohlen sent this photo of her...

 
 
 
Workshop report 2

WORKSHOP REPORT 2

Here's another workshop piece from Loose Threads that started as large-to-small - one piece of fabric, sliced and restitched with a...

Workshop report 1

WORKSHOP REPORT 1

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about leading a workshop for Loose Threads, a small group of fiber artists in Evansville IN. When I teach...

 
 
 
Found poetry 45

FOUND POETRY 45

Refugee quilt people - the entry

REFUGEE QUILT PEOPLE - THE ENTRY

I wrote recently about a SAQA exhibit called "Forced to Flee," about the world refugee crisis, that I wanted to enter. I spent much...

 
 
 
Found poetry 44

FOUND POETRY 44

The show opens

THE SHOW OPENS

The show is open for business - sketchbooks from a year of drawing out on the mantelpiece: Two courses of daily news haiku on a pedestal: The...

 
 
 
Flag time

FLAG TIME

Long-time readers of my blog know that I am a flag junkie - I love the flag, I love photographing the flag, I love making quilts using...

Found poetry 43

FOUND POETRY 43

 
 
 
Almost finished

ALMOST FINISHED

The show has to be open for the public at noon today, and with any luck it will be! I have been at the gallery every day this week...

Greenish

GREENISH

Recently I spent a couple of nights at a hotel that was ostentatiously green. They gave you a $10 credit to the gift shop if you would...

 
 
 
Found poetry 42

FOUND POETRY 42

Daily art update 8 - I've been there

DAILY ART UPDATE 8 - I'VE BEEN THERE

One of my favorite recurring formats is "I've been there" - I find a photo in the newspaper of something happening in a place that...

 
 
 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Every so often I fall through a time hole and spend some time with old posts on a favorite blog. That happened to me while reading...

Found poetry 34

FOUND POETRY 34

 
 
 
Refugee quilt people

REFUGEE QUILT PEOPLE

Longtime readers of my blog may recall how last year I made a lot of little sculptures of people and had a lot of fun doing it. But...

Duct tape takes a hit

DUCT TAPE TAKES A HIT

Conventional wisdom has it that duct tape sticks to everything and is your go-to remedy for any kind of adhesive need. Heck, even the...

 
 
 

FRUSTRATION WITH TECHNOLOGY

Yes, I get frustrated with technology sometimes, but that's not what I'm crabby about today. Today I'm crabby about other people's...

Found poetry 35

FOUND POETRY 35

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

LaeKhon NonBai / Junsekino Architect and Design

LaeKhon NonBai / Junsekino Architect and Design

© Spaceshift Studio Architects: Junsekino Architect and Design Location: Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand Interior Designer: Junsekino Interior Design Area: 1640.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

The Hofvijer 7, The Hague

The Hofvijer 7, The Hague

De Hofvijver 7, DH - Met Herfste Sfeer oil on canvas - 40 x 120 cm painted on location - Wed 31 Oct, Thurs 15 Nov and Sat 17 Nov 2018 € 1575.00 Am glad I had the opportunity... Read more ...

The Red Lighthouse

The Red Lighthouse

De Rode Vuurtoren - no. 1 oil on canvas - 60 x 30 cm painted on location - 28 Jan - 12 Feb 2018 € 345 De Rode Vuurtoren - no. 2 oil on canvas - 24 x 30 cm painted on location... Read more ...

"Pear, Crab Apple, Hydrangea, and Phlox" Oil on 5x7 board

"Pear, Crab Apple, Hydrangea, and Phlox" Oil on 5x7 board

Sold Here is the finished painting, and also a "photo- shopped" framed image to show how it might look in a frame. The painting is sold unframed.Scroll down to the previous... Read more ...

Joan Miró - part 10

Joan Miró - part 10

Joan Miró (1893 Barcelona, Spain - 1983 Palma de Mallorca, Spain).Early in his career, Miró primarily painted still-lifes, landscapes, and genre scenes. Influences ranging from... Read more ...

Sketchcrawl at Portland Nursery

Sketchcrawl at Portland Nursery

We scheduled our November sketchcrawl at the Portland Nursery on Division because they have a heated greenhouse there. And we wanted a warm, dry refuge from the winter... Read more ...

Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

Geometric Still Life Drawing, High School Foundations of Art

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step worksheet. Start out by arranging the... Read more ...

Villa Wennerström / Max Holst Arkitektkontor

Villa Wennerström / Max Holst Arkitektkontor

© Lars Grafström Architects: Max Holst Arkitektkontor Location: Stockholm, Sweden Architect In Charge: Max Holst Area: 201.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Lars Grafström ©... Read more ...

It felt as if one's entire world was one, long Sunday

It felt as if one's entire world was one, long Sunday

It felt as if one's entire world was one, long Sunday afternoon. Nothing to do. Nowhere to go. Francine Van Hove Read more ...

EARLY MORNING ON LAKE GEORGE-Original Oil Painting by Marina Petro

EARLY MORNING ON LAKE GEORGE-Original Oil Painting by Marina Petro

©Marina Petro EARLY MORNING ON LAKE GEORGEOriginal Oil painting on 12x24" stretched canvas Only one in the entire universe, and it could be yours!!Certificate of Authenticity... Read more ...