The Gift Your Mothers Really Want, and, A Mother's Lulla-by

THE GIFT YOUR MOTHERS REALLY WANT, AND, A MOTHER'S LULLA-BY

A Mother's Lulla-by. an original acrylic painting 20 X 24, unframed Before the modern, commercialized version of Mother's Day, there...

April Fool's Day, and - January 6th

APRIL FOOL'S DAY, AND - JANUARY 6TH

January 6th, an original acrylic painting 22 X 30" , unframed The first day of April, is the traditional day for playing practical...

 
 
 
A Wee Bit Of A Visit From Horatio

A WEE BIT OF A VISIT FROM HORATIO

They say that on Saint Patrick's Day, everyone is Irish for a day. So I shouldn't have been surprised when my little thespian friend,...

The Grand Old Party is for sale, to the lowest bidder

THE GRAND OLD PARTY IS FOR SALE, TO THE LOWEST BIDDER

As we look back over the events of the past year or so, it all seems so unbelievable, that if it were a work of fiction, no one would...

 
 
 
The Unendinng Carnival, and - Janus

THE UNENDINNG CARNIVAL, AND - JANUS

Janus, an original acrylic painting 24" X 36", on stretched canvas - unframed Janus was the Roman god of new beginnings, the two-faced...

A Holiday Visit From Horatio

A HOLIDAY VISIT FROM HORATIO

Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, and none were expected. But what to my wondering...

 
 
 
A Year In The Red Zone, and, The Imperial Poinsettia

A YEAR IN THE RED ZONE, AND, THE IMPERIAL POINSETTIA

The Imperial Poinsettia, an original acrylic painting on canvas 20" X 24", unframed Last December, in this blog, I posted a photo...

One Pilgrim's Hope For Progress

ONE PILGRIM'S HOPE FOR PROGRESS

Since I have been cautiously maintaining my social distancing, during this pandemic, I did not expect to be seeing anyone for the Thanksgiving...

 
 
 
Truth revealed in art

TRUTH REVEALED IN ART

The poet John Keats said something to the effect, that the beauty of art reveals truth, and that beauty and truth are much the same....

Ozymandias, and, Signs Of Our Time

OZYMANDIAS, AND, SIGNS OF OUR TIME

In 1818, Shelley published his famous sonnet called Ozymandias. The poem is the tale of an egotistical, narcissistic king, who once...

 
 
 
What's the matter with Kansas? - and, Sunflower Daze

WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH KANSAS? - AND, SUNFLOWER DAZE

Horatio's service to the nation

HORATIO'S SERVICE TO THE NATION

Those of you who are familiar with this blog may recall my past references to the visits from my little, quixotic friend, aspiring...

 
 
 
Welcome To Carnival - Reprise

WELCOME TO CARNIVAL - REPRISE

In my blog entry for last weekend, my thoughts about the poor response we have made, to abate the pandemic became my primary focus,...

To mask, or not to mask? - and, Welcome To Carnival

TO MASK, OR NOT TO MASK? - AND, WELCOME TO CARNIVAL

Welcome To Carnival An original acrylic painting, on primed canvas panel 24" X 20", unframed "To be, or not to be?" That was the question...

 
 
 

MORT NOIRE - SECOND PAGE

I am adding this second entry to my post from yesterday, because my post became so long-winded with my thoughts about irresponsible...

The madness of crowds - and, Mort Noire

THE MADNESS OF CROWDS - AND, MORT NOIRE

Mort Noire, an original woodblock print 14" X 32" , unframed There is a long-standing myth, that says lemmings have a tendency to...

 
 
 
Gardens of lost innocence - and, Alice In The Garden

GARDENS OF LOST INNOCENCE - AND, ALICE IN THE GARDEN

Alice In The Garden - an original acrylic painting 12" X 16", unframed - 17" X 21", framed

Social Distancing, and A Place In The Sun

SOCIAL DISTANCING, AND A PLACE IN THE SUN

A Place In The Sun, an original acrylic painting 16" X 20" , unframed My last posting to this blog was titled Beware the ides of March....

 
 
 
Beware the ides of March

BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH

Last month I added a Valentine's Day posting to this blog, in which I remarked about how little we human beings have changed in the...

Valentine's Day, and The Old, Old Art Of Love

VALENTINE'S DAY, AND THE OLD, OLD ART OF LOVE

I don't know why some of us still call the holiday of love and romance Saint Valentine's Day. There is nothing particularly saintly...

 
 
 



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 ...

Gable House / UA Lab

Gable House / UA Lab

Ahmedabad, Guyarat, India Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Inclined Studio Area: 387.0 m2 Read more ...

Autumn Patterns

Autumn Patterns

Autumn Patterns oil 18x18 inches Purchase info here. Sometime in October I had this idea of a still life from bird's eye view. With a tablecloth on the floor, I arranged... Read more ...

Impressionist Landscape Painting, Water,Stream "UP ON SCOFIELD PASS" by...

Impressionist Landscape Painting, Water,Stream "UP ON SCOFIELD PASS" by Painter of the American West, Nancee Jean Busse

11"x14" Acrylic on Canvas Board/Available $300.00 Read more ...

King Alfred and Fay Wray!

Here's another of my “Virtual Artist's Alley” commissions. Having just finished a big corporate job that took nearly 4 weeks to complete, I had to put everything on hold for... Read more ...

Adding Watercolor to Collagraph Prints

Adding Watercolor to Collagraph Prints

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Can You add Watercolor to Collagraph Prints? Yes, you can, as long as the ink you used to print your... Read more ...

Geologic Abstract Fine Art Print "Rainbow Canyon" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Geologic Abstract Fine Art Print "Rainbow Canyon" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

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Thomas Gainsborough. 18th century English portrait and landscape painter

Thomas Gainsborough. 18th century English portrait and landscape painter

Historical hottie du jour: Gainsborough Dupont. Took art lessons from his uncle Thomas Gainsborough, whose birthday is today.May 14, 1727. Thomas Gainsborough FRSA - 2 August... Read more ...

Put a candle in the window, Matt McCormick

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The last days of disco

Halston © Harry Benson The last days of disco Read more ...

Idaho Farmland

Idaho Farmland

"Idaho Farmland", 8 x 10 In, Oil, 2021 An image from one of my many trips through Idaho. View purchase information here. Please contact me if you have questions. Read more ...