Category Archives: children’s art

children’s art

” Twas on the moon of wintertime…

…when all the birds had fled” , sings the Huron Christmas carol. Indeed, the birdies have fled:   Blogging today from my husband's room on the fifth floor of a local hospital where he has been since Christmas Eve as … Continue reading

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November Studio

It is the last day of November and the day of Saint Andrew, patron of Scotland ( Greece, too) and all Scots, even those like me from Orkney! Time to report on the month's art activities, though I will not … Continue reading

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I stART the year..

…by looking back! Small wonder the god Janus is conceived as two-faced: with one face that looks back, the other that looks forward. So to look forward, I start from the experience of my 2013 Pilgrimage of Life In Art. … Continue reading

Posted in Arte Studio Ginestrelle, book arts, CBBAG, children's art, dye garden, Dyeing with blue iris, Eco Prints, iris leaf paper, Renaissance pigments, Rust Printing, Saint Francis of Assisi, Vintage Textiles | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Dots, Damien, Dylan and Diversity in Art

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/13/arts/design/damien-hirsts-spot-paintings-at-gagosian-in-eight-cities.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 The real art critic lives up there in that link to the NY Times art page, and in this instance is writing snottily about Damien Hirst as successful Dot entrepreneur (Many, many millions of dollars worth of successful entrepreneurship, … Continue reading

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Eco Print Fest!

Today's post shows more experimental prints made by students during the recent IMPRESS '13 International Print Festival. But first, a few thoughts in which to situate the sharing we can choose to aspire to as art bloggers. In the Foreword … Continue reading

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