Month: December 2013
Year’s End Thank You
The Painting Pundit started out as a blog for art commentary. As I soon learned, there are many bloggers out there. Instead of shunning a new comer, these fellow bloggers have willingly lent a helping hand. They very quickly jumped right in with encouragement and feedback. I have learned so much from each one. And…
Art as Tragic Victim
“He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, is victorious.” Sun Tzu (from Brainyquote) For years the museum carries on its function of sharing great art with the world, opening its doors so young and old can enjoy the treasures it holds. Its sole purpose is to give the joy and beauty…
Sunday Slideshow–Buckeye Butterflies
Buckeye Butterflies On a cold rainy December day, a look back at last summer’s butterflies seemed like a good thing.
Another BIG thank to Don Charisma at Don Charisma.org! I am, again grateful and humbled. Thank you. Be sure to check out the fun over at DonChrisma.org. I am passing it on to the following wonderful blogs. I hope you will take the time to check them all out. http://airportsmadesimple.com/ http://dimigoodart.wordpress.com/ http://anitamillerart.com/ http://selftaughtpainting.com/ http://beverlyshelby.wordpress.com/ http://beyondlisbon.wordpress.com/…
A BIG thank you to the fabulous Don Charisma for this new and exciting blog award! Check out all the photography, art and other wonderful things over at DonCharisma.org because everyone needs a little Charisma! I am deeply grateful!! The following blogs are always enlightening and creative from visual art to writing to poetry, music, gardening,…
Weekend Inspiration–App, App and Away
“Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with a person attached.” Irwin Greenberg (from The Painter’s Keys) Suppose you are out and about without a sketchbook when suddenly the urge to draw strikes. It’s in your head but you need to record it. What can you do? This moment may never…
Colorful Fridays–Everything’s Coming Up Orchids
“A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great love, joy and health.” Leatrice Eiseman executive director, Pantone Color Institute Frantically searching through paint boxes, “Radiant Orchid” is nowhere to be found. No “Radiant Orchid” in the watercolor box or the oil box. Can’t find it in the pastels either. Horror…
Wishing everyone a happy and enjoyable holiday time! We’ll be back on Friday.
Pebbles of the Heart
“Truth is the only voice free of selfishness.” John P. Lasater, IV There are words that cause a response from the heart. And there are words that feel like the cold slap of a different reality. For the artist seeking to follow the heart, the difficulty can come in finding the balance where the heart…
Sunday Slideshow–Feeding Finches
Feeding Finches These cute little guys love the feeder.