Category Archives: art

About A Few Stylish Colors

During a Facebook automotive interest group discussion about a car photo, one member commented that he liked the 1957 Lincoln Premiere’s styling but hated it in the color pink. Another member wondered if “Mary Kay” decided to use Lincoln cars … Continue reading

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Avant Garde In March …Floral Friday

I decided to breech a few boundaries this week–floral boundaries. Perhaps the March winds pushed my imagination in this direction. Who knows for sure? I brought out three containers plus a few hands-full of floral elements then decided to allow … Continue reading

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Simple Accents …Floral Friday

To paraphrase one of my former art teachers: simplicity is not the absence of complexity, such lack is often the consequence of simplicity. Simplicity is the result of essential ingredients regarding the purpose and place of an artifact. The lack … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Talent

My late brother Mark once remarked that the two of us were failed artists. We both had a good laugh because it was largely true. Our sketches and doodlings were uninteresting to others outside of the family. Even our father … Continue reading

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Create Something

I dreamt that I had invented and marketed a portable solar window adapter. It was a two part device so that it could be used on two windows at once. It terminated with an electrical outlet so the user could … Continue reading

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A full C major chord blast from a cathedral-size pipe organ is an arresting sound. In the right context, my inner, mental dialogue screeches to a halt and a chill races up my spine. Most music is pleasant ear-candy. Camile Saint-Saëns’ … Continue reading

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The sky was a pure, turquoise blue except where the Sun ruled the eternal dome. A soybean field that spread out over several acres, completed the visual effects. A chorus of meadowlarks trilled to provide the soundtrack for the composition. … Continue reading

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