Crabby about pockets - amen!

CRABBY ABOUT POCKETS - AMEN!

One of my art pals sent me links to a bunch of articles about pockets - namely, rants about how the pockets in women's clothing are...

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...

 
 
 



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 ...

Alphabet Rock

Alphabet Rock

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Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral...

Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories

1750 Philippe Mercier Anne Fairfax as a Shepherdess During the 17C & 18C artists painted their contemporaries as personifications & allegories, & often painters would put the... Read more ...

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos. The company announced the news through a Tweet... Read more ...

11/19/18

11/19/18

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Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catchers, New Contemporary Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Catcher14x11 oil on canvas I am so grateful for the warm weather we've had this weekend. I enjoyed a little porch time and painted this on my patio. I was struck by the... Read more ...

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

3461 Friday's Post 11/16 - The Other Josh Cohen

Stil life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

White House / ARRCC

White House / ARRCC

© James Silverman Interiors Designers: ARRCC Location: Cape Town, South Africa Lead Architects: SAOTA Project Team: Philip Olmesdahl Photographs: James Silverman Other... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media Abstract Painting “Circle of Light” by Santa...

Contemporary Art, Mixed Media Abstract Painting “Circle of Light” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

This painting incorporates gold leaf and muted textures that are only visible upon close inspection. The blues and greens in the painting will remind you of the ocean.The title... Read more ...

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections - Workshop Demo on Selection Process

Cypress Creek Reflections, 8x10, oil, L. Daniel © 2018Workshop Demo - SOLD On day two of my workshop, we painted the Cypress Creek next to Creekhaven Inn where we stayed. How... Read more ...

Hoang Tuong House & Studio / Truong An Architecture

Hoang Tuong House & Studio / Truong An Architecture

© Hiroyuki Oki Architects: Truong An Architecture Location: Vietnam Lead Architects: Arch. Nguyen Cong Duy Area: 300.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki ©... Read more ...