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A quick sketch of a dry marsh-Concetta Flore

A QUICK SKETCH OF A DRY MARSH-CONCETTA FLORE

Very hot and dry summer for this part of Tuscany, and the Padule di Fucecchio is high and dry. We trod on ground that should have been...

Greenfield Park, Wilmington, NC, Lin Frye

GREENFIELD PARK, WILMINGTON, NC, LIN FRYE

Journal - Cape Fear Sketchers - Enjoyed sketching at Greenfield Park today - The sun was in and out all day - clouds made it comfortable...

 
 
 
Marsh and Morning Glories, Southport, NC, Lin Frye

MARSH AND MORNING GLORIES, SOUTHPORT, NC, LIN FRYE

Journal - My second sketch yesterday from the Marsh Walk, Southport, NC. We found so many beautifully blooming morning glories on the...

Loggerhead Turtle - Lin Frye

LOGGERHEAD TURTLE - LIN FRYE

Journal - Loggerhead Lin Frye, North Carolina

 
 
 
Greenfield Park

GREENFIELD PARK

Journal - Greenfield Park, Wilmington, NC - Sat sketching the lake from the shaded pergola - even noticed the eyes of an alligator...

Fountain and Pond at Riverwalk Park - Lin Frye

FOUNTAIN AND POND AT RIVERWALK PARK - LIN FRYE

Journal - Sketched yesterday at Riverwalk Park, Belleville, NC with Cape Fear Sketchers Lin Frye, North Carolina

 
 
 
Tufted Duck Embroidery: Painting with Floss

TUFTED DUCK EMBROIDERY: PAINTING WITH FLOSS

It all started with observing a Tufted duck couple in our nearby duck pond. Their cute shape combined with studying Celtic interlace...

OYSTER SHELLS

OYSTER SHELLS

Living by the coast of north Brittany is wonderful, especially as we can enjoy the local speciality, oysters. The tides in this part...

 
 
 
Lathyrus - Angela Maria Russo

LATHYRUS - ANGELA MARIA RUSSO

A new page for my nature-sketchbook, I continue to paint the flowers I meet.An opportunity , this time, to try my new Japanese maxi-godet...

Marsh - Lin Frye

MARSH - LIN FRYE

Though I now live at the beach, my favorite place is on the 'backside' - the gold and emerald Marsh... Lin Frye, North Carolina

 
 
 
Flowers of the dune- Concetta Flore

FLOWERS OF THE DUNE- CONCETTA FLORE

I was spending a few days of deserved sea-side relax on the Tyrrenean coast of Tuscany, but sun-bathing is ok just for a while. When...

Campsite sketching in the Pyrenees

CAMPSITE SKETCHING IN THE PYRENEES

 
 
 
HUNGRY DUCKS

HUNGRY DUCKS

Back now from our holiday travels in the camping car with a handful of sketches to share. This group of ducks came to see us each day...

Fishy Fishy

FISHY FISHY

Journal - More architectural practice - From a photo taken from the Marsh side of this famous Southport Restaurant ..

 
 
 
My Herbs - Lin Frye

MY HERBS - LIN FRYE

Journal - Sketching the herbs I have growing in my Southport home.

Journal - More from the Marsh Walk - Lin Frye

JOURNAL - MORE FROM THE MARSH WALK - LIN FRYE

Journal - Finished the small sketches from last week's Marsh Walk...

 
 
 
Waves - Lin Frye

WAVES - LIN FRYE

Journal - Living now so close to the beach, it seems painting waves is the least I can do... lol Lin Frye, North Carolina

Marsh Walk - Lin Frye

MARSH WALK - LIN FRYE

Journal - Sketched from the Marsh Walk, Southport NC

 
 
 
Daylily - Lin Frye

DAYLILY - LIN FRYE

Journal - A daylily from my neighbor's garden.

Concetta Flore- Swallows on mudbank

CONCETTA FLORE- SWALLOWS ON MUDBANK

Last sunday I was relaxing by the Lake of Bracciano,not very far from Rome miserably low since last year's terrible drought. The emerged...

 
 
 



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 ...

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet...

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet Things Series by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg

"Creamsicle" Modern Abstract Textured Mixed Media Painting from the Sweet Things Series by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg11 x 14 x 2 on Canvas lisakreymborg.com instagram.com/lisa... Read more ...

Seen in House & Garden UK, August 2018,Original Contemporary Seascape...

Seen in House & Garden UK, August 2018,Original Contemporary Seascape Painting “Falling Water Rising Tide“ by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme

“Falling Water Rising Tide” is part of Arrachme's Peaceful Worlds Series where you can find royal purple deposits lining the shores like a natural reddish carpet. Feel the... Read more ...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her shoulder

Inspired by the ballet I saw last night, "The Firebird" by Ballet Austin, I sketched a ballerina looking back - and of course, I now have more ballet sketches from which to... Read more ...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Best Products Showroom, Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1978). Image © Tom Bernard There are so many complexities and contradictions in both life in general and architecture in... Read more ...

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Cortesía de Fabián Dejtiar The spatial distribution of a restaurant or bar is essential to its success. Faced with this design challenge, several architects have experimented... Read more ...

Justice League of America!

Justice League of America!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. 2018. Photoshop, 14 × 20″ 400 ppi. At long last, my JLA print is finally seeing the light of day! This is one of the few projects that I actually... Read more ...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest" 8x10" Oil

Meet Forrest, the beloved pet of Troy and Sharon. Unfortunately, Forrest has crossed over the "rainbow bridge". One of their friends, commissioned me to do this painting. It is... Read more ...

Magic Beyond the Mouse

Magic Beyond the Mouse

In May of 1989, The Walt Disney Company added an animation studio in Central Florida. Spearheaded by animation industry expert, Max Howard, the Florida studio grew from a crew... Read more ...

Delft City Hall and Train Station / Mecanoo

Delft City Hall and Train Station / Mecanoo

Courtesy of Mecanoo Architects: Mecanoo Location: Delft, The Netherlands Underground Station Platforms Design: Benthem Crouwel Architects. Area: 28320.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Philip Mercier (1689-1760) Conversation Piece, or Lovers in a Park, c.1727 Syon House, Middlesex, UK Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a... Read more ...