500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #472 – Strange Visitor

Strange Visitor Musings of the Artists Mind This vibrant purple flower and the spiky green leaves belong to a chicory lettuce plant. I urge you all to let your lettuce plants grow past the harvesting point and enjoy the experience of  eating salads that become alien pods from The Invasion of The Bodysnatchers! There’s also … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #472 – Strange Visitor

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500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #471 – The Sixties

The Sixties Musings of the Artists Mind From the same bag of mystery flowers as "Welcome Sunshine", these two blooms show more of the range of yellow-oranges given by these blossoms. Something about these two side by side triggered a memory for watching film footage from Woodstock and the psychedelic scenes in Hair. It just … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #471 – The Sixties

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #470 – The Colony Of Tiny Flowers

The Colony Of Tiny Flowers Musings of the Artists Mind From far these look like a single fluffy flower, but up close you see the colony of small flowers, like a colony of living coral. Get closer and see that the small stems are almost translucent and seem to have a drop of dew at … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #470 – The Colony Of Tiny Flowers

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #469 – The Sound And The Fury

The Sound And The Fury Musings of the Artists Mind I planted another bag of seeds containing a surprising variety of wildflowers. The juxtaposition of colours got me thinking of the moods and feelings evoked by these colours. These two came screaming from the right into the camera's line of sight, like sound and fury. … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #469 – The Sound And The Fury

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #468 – Uncertain Edibility

Uncertain Edibility Musings of the Artists Mind Every summer these berries show up on our hedge and feed the robins from near and far. Every summer someone asks if they are edible and recently many pull out their phones and try to get the answer from Google. I think my desire not to know has … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #468 – Uncertain Edibility

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #467 – Wallflower

Wallflower Musings of the Artists Mind Spring reveals these gorgeous little flowers all over my property. They seem to come back every year, often when there’s still snow on the ground. They push through the snow and shine their lovely faces up to the sun. It’s an expression of pure joy! I’ve bought them in … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #467 – Wallflower

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #466 – Welcome Sunshine

Welcome Sunshine Musings of the Artists Mind In early Spring I went to the dollar store and saw a bag labelled “Various Flowers”. The image on the packaging offered blooms in every size, shape, and colour possible, so I took a leap of faith and bought a bunch of them. I had every doubt that … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #466 – Welcome Sunshine

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #465 – A Spy Drone Or Something Like It

A Spy Drone Or Something Like It Musings of the Artists Mind For years I had no idea what these hideous bugs were, despite hearing them throughout my childhood in the summer as sign of the Montreal heatwaves. It took my wife’s cat to catch one and crunch it down noisily to finally pay attention … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #465 – A Spy Drone Or Something Like It

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #464 – Peony Hawaii

Peony Hawaii Musings of the Artists Mind This peony is an heirloom flower in the truest sense. It comes from my grandfather’s garden and this particular plant is now close to one hundred years old. The flowers come back every year and every year we catch one or two so beautiful it makes you travel … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #464 – Peony Hawaii

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #464 – The Old Into The New

The Old Into The New Musings of the Artists Mind During the 375th anniversary celebrations for Montreal we found this amazing installation on the Old Port. Stacks of old shipping crates painted with new white paint and transformed into projection screens. The projections were a visual history of the city they were celebrating. With changing … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #464 – The Old Into The New