collage — modern bison

A few weeks ago, while learning more about First Peoples and the American Bison that I had an idea.  In my collage cutout box with people are a million images of models with picture perfect hair, all made up, invariably gorgeous, all selling something.  I started to think this is what the Indigenous tribes were…

off to visit grandbaby!

Dale Chihuly assemblage hanging in part of Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. photo taken 2/26/22 Heading over to see my darling grandbaby in a few minutes.  She is able to stand without holding onto anything now.  She will be a year old next month.  Can you believe it’s been almost a year since she was…

collage — king of the underworld

I have boxes of images that have been cut from magazines and books.  I also collect calendars that I have used and that have been sent to me over time.  I have them broken down into people, animals, things, and places.  When I decide to start creating a collage, I start looking through boxes in…

There’s no such thing as ghosts.

image link I’m looking through old pictures for a project/submission I’m working on and came across the following.  The artwork was created in a couple of poured acrylic classes that I went to with friends once and with family another time.  The classes were held in the basement-turned-art gallery of one of the oldest still…

Bob Dylan, artist, featured in Smithsonian

Bob Dylan, One Too Many, 2020 Image courtesy of Bob Dylan (as published on Smithsonian’s web page) JUST came across this and haven’t read or looked at it yet, but oh my, does it look good.  See Bob Dylan’s Cinematic Paintings, Welded Sculptures and More A comprehensive collection of the iconic songwriter’s visual art is on…

Draw a Bird Day — July 8, 2021 — Eastern Bluebird male

Birds are icons across cultures serving as feathered pantheon of our attributes and emotions. Sorrows plummet on crow’s wings. Joy’s infusion in a bluebird’s sighting. The drawing is the first time I’ve used a youtube how-to video to draw anything. It works pretty well especially since it can be paused and replayed. The dimensions are…