A little good news — about ‘shrooms

I've always loved mushrooms and couldn't understand why other didn't. No matter how they are cooked, they alway made me happy. According to this, it may have been more than the taste that has kept me coming back for more. Funny thing is, now that I know more of the health benefits of mushrooms, I … Continue reading A little good news — about ‘shrooms

A little good news — about cancer treatments

I may not understand all the jargon, it sounds like we are well on our way to safer and more effective cancer cures. http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/head-and-neck-cancer-trial-results-show-completely-disappeared-tumors/ I'm challenging all who read this to add a link or links to other similar stories about cancer treatments!

A little good news — about the future of architecture

I hope all buildings become like this! http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/farmscraper-schenzen-china-hydroponics/

A little good news — about tardigrades

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A little good news — we can learn from

If you're anything like me, you find yourself smiling at adorable animal videos on social media at some point during your day. Yes, huge dogs caring for new kittens is adorably cute! Yes, the cat-mom who adopts an opossum or baby bird just makes us saw "awww"! And there are endless other examples of one … Continue reading A little good news — we can learn from

A little good news — the joy of about finding purpose

This heartwarming story goes beyond prison reform, prisoner rehabilitation, or even giving back to society; it demonstrates the value of making meaningful art and how it can build and/or change communities. http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/prison-inmates-learned-to-quilt-and-now-make-foster-kid-gifts/

Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – A Few Finishing Touches.

Another surprising realization in my process and I feel a great relief for realizing it: I will probably never be certain if a piece is completely finished, much less be rid of the feeling that I might need to put more on it, but I now understand what I've read in other artists processes... you … Continue reading Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – A Few Finishing Touches.

Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – A Whiskey Burst of activity

I've been dabbling on the skin for days... a touch of pink and green, then I'm stumped by dissatisfaction... It doesn't work with the sky and I need to see how to make it work! The last few days have been an emotional rollercoaster with life events and family matters... I needed to let go … Continue reading Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – A Whiskey Burst of activity

Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – Starting the Skin…

Because I've been pre-posting these entries while I do other projects, they appear daily, but my progress isn't daily... in fact, I've been staring at the figure doe a few days trying to decide on how I want to approach the skin-tones... My gut is telling me to play the green-pink contrast and then add … Continue reading Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – Starting the Skin…

Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – Starting the Figure, and other stuff…

As stated yesterday, the beachfront wasn't complete when I started on the figure, but it will be over the next few images... On the figure I dove in with some Payne's Grey for the black areas and played with a little vermillion hue for the pants and transitions between the black and white lines on … Continue reading Pablo Picasso isn’t an Asshole – Starting the Figure, and other stuff…