You can make a living as an artist if you pursue your goals. Fred Kaye ceramics are for sale on a lot of sites as collector’s items now. What a great thing to leave as a legacy, something that lasts through the years and makes our world a bit better place.
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Hoping this doesn’t come off as too self-indulgent (just self-indulgent enough), here is my 10 year old daughter’s first go at political humor.
Some things you know are going to be cost prohibitive like buying a kiln for making glass beads, but in the future? It certainly is an idea, besides if you don’t look beyond your current capabilities, you will never learn something new.
Where the dogs go on with their doggy life and the torturer’s horse Scratches its innocent behind on a tree. – Auden St Francis of Assissi had, to be sure, an odd relationship with his body. As a strict ascetic, he considered it of utmost importance not to give in […]
While scientists remain puzzled as to the cause of the dramatic decline in honeybee populations in North America and elsewhere, some are speculating the cause may very much be human related; however, not technological, but philosophical. It appears that “Randism”, a trend that has recently exploded on the American […]
Here’s my tribute to those adorable, impish critters, without whom the Digital Age would seem oh-so-mundane, the cyber pixies! Just as their woodland cousins delight in visiting mischief upon humans who happen upon their forest dwellings, these little rascals are responsible for all the foibles, mishaps and just plain goofiness […]
Brilliant and stunning video artwork by Marco Brambilla
There was a drum circle for Earth Day in one of our parks here in Atlanta, and my wife & I attended, and brought our drums. Usually, the people here who participate in this don’t like photographers, but I explained that I was only taking shots to make a […]
Oftentimes in the media, newspeople talk about the economic crisis as though it were a natural phenomenon, like a drought or a flood. They speak about it as though no one really caused this to happen, as though it were not a human invention. But it is, of course.
It has been two weeks now since Japan was hit by its worst crisis in over sixty years. Though eastern and northern Honshu are still experiencing aftershocks on a daily basis, and new concerns about food and water contamination, power shortages, and the ongoing repair problems at the nuclear power […]
We have a cherry tree blooming in the back yard. This is a painting of some of the blossoms. Two weeks ago, they were just little white flowers, but now they show a little bit of pink color in the middle. When I read about the things happening in Japan […]
I have a friend in Sendai who is writing amazing things about her experience. This is the most inspiring thing I’ve read since this whole thing happened a week ago. I hope you agree. Dear Family and Friends, This letter is different from others I have been sending recently. It […]
Much of the time, I use a camera to take pictures of what I intend to paint, then import those pictures into Photoshop, edit them around, patch in different parts from different photos, mess with the color and so on until I get exactly what I want. Then I usually […]