Before the technological advancement of portable paints in tubes, artists were working primarily from their studios, working from memory or rough sketches and painting still life and portraits. When they did leave the studio, sketching was done using graphite, watercolor or chalk. They would then return to their studio to complete the project. It is… Continue reading A Little History on How Paint Tubes Have Evolved for Artists
British sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor creates underwater installations that are mostly of humans with expressions of despair. Being that they are below the waters’ surface they are mostly colorless but a closer look reveals bright colored coral that has attached itself to the sculptures. The forms are realistic with textures that provide environments for… Continue reading Jason de Caires Taylors’ Underwater Sculptures are AWESOME!!
So….I have been catching up on projects the last couple of days and I am happy to report that everything has been crossed off my list. Well, most everything anyway. I did start the weed eater ONLY because I already have an insane number of chigger bites and don’t think I could mentally deal with… Continue reading What’s Up With Me….AND Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie
I have been cooking-just haven’t had time to post. It all started three days ago when I found a newborn bunny in my yard with no sign of the mother. Of course the dogs knew where it was so they had to remain on the porch while I kept it safely covered in grass, stalking the… Continue reading Breaking For A Bunny (And Some Art Time)