Daily art 2018: post mortem 1

DAILY ART 2018: POST MORTEM 1

I always like to evaluate my art projects when they're finished, in part so I can figure out what to do and what not to do again. And...

Last week on Art With a Needle

LAST WEEK ON ART WITH A NEEDLE

The cataract surgery went beautifully and a few hours later I could already see a dramatic difference in the amount of light entering...

 
 
 
Daily art with a kick

DAILY ART WITH A KICK

As a lover of daily art, I was taken by a story in yesterday's New York Times about a woman in Germany who got fed up with delays in...

Rising to be art?

RISING TO BE ART?

A reader's comment: "One of your entries was about how there were many collages and how only few 'rose to be art.' How did they? How...

 
 
 
What makes it "rise to be art"?

WHAT MAKES IT "RISE TO BE ART"?

Recently a reader left a comment on my blog: "One of your entries was about how there were many collages and how only few 'rose to...

Last week on Art With a Needle

LAST WEEK ON ART WITH A NEEDLE

Following our discussion of leaving comments on blogs, I decided I need to be more rigorous about responding to readers. Yes, I could...

 
 
 
Calligraphy - a funny new alphabet

CALLIGRAPHY - A FUNNY NEW ALPHABET

Looking through my inspiration book I saw an almost-illegible alphabet in which the letters were squashed together horizontally but...

Daily calligraphy - how it's going

DAILY CALLIGRAPHY - HOW IT'S GOING

It wasn't until the fourth or fifth day of my new daily art project that I realized: the choice of what I was going to write was just...

 
 
 
Daily art for 2019

DAILY ART FOR 2019

My daily art project for this year is going to be called "calligraphy". I can cite three important reasons for this decision. First,...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Do I tell you all frequently enough how much I love you? I'm starting the tenth year of this blog and the reason I stick with it is...

 
 
 
Found poetry 52

FOUND POETRY 52

Thinking about daily art 3

THINKING ABOUT DAILY ART 3

Well, you know I'm going to nag you about daily art, because it's that time of year. Although you can start a daily art project any...

 
 
 
Your comments always welcome!!

YOUR COMMENTS ALWAYS WELCOME!!

Somebody left a comment on this morning's post that gave me pause. Anonymous wrote: "I have tried many times to comment here but -...

Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Since my daily art project this year has been maps, what else should I use in the Christmas ornaments? Early in the year I made several...

 
 
 
Merry Christmas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Since my daily art project this year has been maps, what else should I use in the Christmas ornaments? Early in the year I made several...

Found poetry 51

FOUND POETRY 51

 
 
 
Thinking about daily art 2

THINKING ABOUT DAILY ART 2

I gave a gallery talk during my show in which I explained how I came to do daily art and how it has become such an important part of...

Thinking about daily art 1

THINKING ABOUT DAILY ART 1

In mid-December I always spend time thinking about daily art, because I have to decide what my project will be for the coming year....

 
 
 
Found poetry 50

FOUND POETRY 50

Fabric collage - out in public

FABRIC COLLAGE - OUT IN PUBLIC

In 2015 I did a collaborative art project with my dear friend Uta Lenk, who lives in Germany. We each prepared six sets of fabric stuff...

 
 
 



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 ...

Caravia Beach Junior Suites & Restaurant / Mastrominas ARChitecture

Caravia Beach Junior Suites & Restaurant / Mastrominas ARChitecture

© Yiorgis Yerolympos Architects: Mastrominas ARChitecture Location: Marmari 853 00, Greece Category: Restaurant Area: 3000.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Yiorgis... Read more ...

Raleigh Campsite in Guizhou / Architectural Design Institute of South China...

Raleigh Campsite in Guizhou / Architectural Design Institute of South China University of Technology

© Li Yao Architects: Architectural Design Institute of South China University of Technology Location: Pingqiao Village, Zhexiang Town, Zhenfeng County, Guizhou Province... Read more ...

Oh my gosh. I completed my first scene on a 2D feature

Oh my gosh. I completed my first scene on a 2D feature

Oh my gosh... I completed my first scene on a 2D feature, and TAIKOStudios just received some incredible news in the same morning. All I can think about are the countless... Read more ...

Jazz Portrait Painting,Guitar, Music Art Paintings "Jazzy Guitar" By Texas...

Jazz Portrait Painting,Guitar, Music Art Paintings "Jazzy Guitar" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/sold FINE ART PRINTS of this piece are available H ERE Visit to Read more ...

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic' Enough

Tim Gamble is a Manchester, UK-based photographer who uses light-painting techniques to create surreal and abstract artworks. His photos are almost entirely created in-camera... Read more ...

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

I'm pleased and excited to announce the dates of my workshops and retreat for 2018: This is a SAVE THE DATE post. More details will follow - and, registration is not yet open... Read more ...

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY THREE

Workshop at the Winery 2017 - DAY THREE

So glad that I added another day to the workshop, this year - because everyone made the most of it. Another new project started - Prism Painting - and many were able to finish... Read more ...

Upcoming WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP at Vallecito Lake

Upcoming WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP at Vallecito Lake

Please join me for my August workshop at Vallecito Lake, near Durango, CO: This will be a 3-day workshop again this year, but I've moved it up to August, rather than September... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Colorful Landscape Painting ,Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale, “Then The Clouds Rolled In” By Passionate Purposeful Painter Holly Hunter Berry

Do you ever look up at the sky and just stop to let your imagination create a story? Most likely your answer is yes. The inspiration for this painting, “Then The Clouds Rolled... Read more ...

Groupe Scolaire à Strega / Amelia Tavella Architectes

Groupe Scolaire à Strega / Amelia Tavella Architectes

© WE ARE CONTENT Architects: Amelia Tavella Architectes Location: Cardo, 20190 Cardo-Torgia, France Area: 1200.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: WE ARE CONTENT Read more ...