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My Art. Is my Armor

MY ART. IS MY ARMOR

My life... like everyone's has had its fair share of challenges... disappointments and losses. I would offer that in each case, I have...

Love Points the Way

LOVE POINTS THE WAY

"How Sweet it... was!" Allie and Joan hand feeding the Chickadees at The Cataraqui Conservation Sugar bush Festival on April 4th, 2015. Navigating...

 
 
 
"Believe in MIracles". and I do!

"BELIEVE IN MIRACLES". AND I DO!

One year ago today our lovely daughter Allison Morgan was too suddenly carried off by the ravaging beast - breast cancer. All of her...

Verisimilitude

VERISIMILITUDE

As artists in any genre progress in their journeys, during the initial stages they depend upon teachers or mentors who encourage or...

 
 
 
Just another day at the office

JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE OFFICE

"What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing: you wouldn't...

Good. Friday???

GOOD. FRIDAY???

The coldness and finality of Crucifixion and the constant reminder of ultimate sacrifice of Christ is visually arresting here in Rockport...

 
 
 

"BOTH SIDES NOW"

Prologue The satisfaction I received with having completed the BIG project with a small and limited tool box had scarcely registered...

Further to BIG things. with a small stick

FURTHER TO BIG THINGS. WITH A SMALL STICK

In the last post I shared a very meaningful and magical Venetian moment that I experienced so many years ago. Ravel's "Bolero" continues...

 
 
 

THE POWER OF MOTHERSHIP. AND MUSIC

Today, Wednesday March 8th marks International Women's Day around the world. It seemed relevant and necessary for me to recognize and...

Life's About Family

LIFE'S ABOUT FAMILY

I must apologize for the delay in posting this salute to the other members of my family... who have contributed to the success and...

 
 
 
Finding Love. in the strangest places

FINDING LOVE. IN THE STRANGEST PLACES

Scottish Seashore Heart Asphalt Heart in our driveway Heart peeking out through winter ice "Damaged" heart A small segment of Allie's...

Yesterday vs Today

YESTERDAY VS TODAY

So often we reject looking back as being a negative, and throw about derisive platitudes such as, "You can't live in the past." While...

 
 
 
When "Enlightenment". Displaces Grief. even Temporarily

WHEN "ENLIGHTENMENT". DISPLACES GRIEF. EVEN TEMPORARILY

Applying the "Camino Format and Walking Towards The Light "Life isn't a science. We make it up as we go." - Al Hirschfield My Dilemma......

A Canadian Camino. a beginning and an end - Part One

A CANADIAN CAMINO. A BEGINNING AND AN END - PART ONE

My thanks and gratitude to fellow blogger Caroline Simmill of Scotland for her generous presence and the encouragement that she sent...

 
 
 
Using your "Voice". "Make a joyful noise." - Part One

USING YOUR "VOICE". "MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE." - PART ONE

While my post title here suggests a speaking or singing voice, I am alluding to a deep and abiding belief that one's "voice" and choice...

Autumn Interlude. The Universe Speaks

AUTUMN INTERLUDE. THE UNIVERSE SPEAKS

This post follows the current pattern of events and my thinking ability lately... and might appeared scattered and lacking continuity....

 
 
 
"Lest We Forget"

"LEST WE FORGET"

The words in the title of this post have always played a significant role in my life every November. November has always been a difficult...

First Person. or Sitting. Face to Face

FIRST PERSON. OR SITTING. FACE TO FACE

The term "first person" in language infers that the speaker himself, or herself is the narrator of the conversation or story being...

 
 
 
Intermission

INTERMISSION

I feel it absolutely necessary to break here in my posts devoted to the art of portraiture. Perhaps... it is not a total departure...

My Journey. Exploring Portraiture - Part Two

MY JOURNEY. EXPLORING PORTRAITURE - PART TWO

In my earliest painting explorations the figure was always an active element in my picture-making interests and attempts to record...

 
 
 



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 ...

Ghat House / Max Núñez

Ghat House / Max Núñez

© Roland Halbe Architects: Max Núñez Location: Zapallar, Chile Associate Architect: Stefano Rolla Area: 390.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Roland Halbe Structural... Read more ...

"Ruby Smiles" Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

"Ruby Smiles" Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

"Ruby Smiles" ©2018 Niki Gulley SOLD • 10" x 16" textured oil painting Just Sold! I painted these cheerful poppies with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve... Read more ...

Family Residence / Tempesta Tramparulo

Family Residence / Tempesta Tramparulo

© Milo Keller Architects: Tempesta Tramparulo Location: Grimisuat, Switzerland Lead Architects: Maurizio Tempesta Area: 269.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Milo Keller ©... Read more ...

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 24 cm. Read more ...

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem, The Netherlands

Steijnstraat. Arnhem,The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 30 x 24 cm. Read more ...

Portushome Guesthouse / Barna Architects

Portushome Guesthouse / Barna Architects

© Tamás Bata Architects: Barna Architects Location: Dörgicse, Hungary Lead Architects: Barna D. Kovács Area: 90.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Tamás Bata Static Engineer... Read more ...

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Understand Avenue, Jun 23 ,2018アンダースタンドアベニュー

Fountain pen with noodler grey inkFabriano watercolor paper 25%cotton 300g18×24cm watercolor paintingDa vinchi squirrel... Read more ...

The Glasgow School of Art Fire: What Happened, and What Happens Next?

The Glasgow School of Art Fire: What Happened, and What Happens Next?

© Flickr user Paisley Scotland. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 Ten days after fire engulfed Charles Rennie Mackintosh's iconic Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art for... Read more ...

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

'A Visit to Provence' pastel after Van Gogh ©Karen Margulis I admit it. I have wanderlust. I always have. If I am not on a trip then I need to be planning the next one. When my... Read more ...

Henry Lamb: Painter, Physician

Henry Lamb: Painter, Physician

Henry Taylor Lamb (1883-1960) had almost completed his medical training when he chucked it and took up art. As mentioned here , some of his art instruction was at William Orpen... Read more ...