The Long Abstract Project

A little over two years ago I started an Artist Way type exercise, where I would draw a spontaneous abstract in ink on a 4" by 9" watercolour sketch book I found on the liquidation pile at the local arts supply store. Each day I would draw one with the effort to make if somehow … Continue reading The Long Abstract Project

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The Joy Of New Projects

Transformations have never been so much fun! I'm so excited to be working on this new stash of beautiful pieces. I've been busy studying design and finding that nothing is as simple or exact as described in the books I'm studying. Most of what I'm finding is a blurred and beautiful combination of Mid-Century Modern, … Continue reading The Joy Of New Projects

Lovely Lines Side Table Rescued & Refurbished – Part 1

On a recent Father & Daughter visit to Finnegan's Flea Market, one of our favourite summer locations, we came across this cute little bench. We originally thought it would be a good addition as a seat to her art-tool box. I fell in love with the bowed legs that gave me the impression it was … Continue reading Lovely Lines Side Table Rescued & Refurbished – Part 1

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt http://kopitiambot.com/2018/04/19/in-a-stunningly-aggressive-email-elon-musk-gave-5-brilliant-lessons-that-everyone-should-adopt/ — Read on kopitiambot.com/2018/04/19/in-a-stunningly-aggressive-email-elon-musk-gave-5-brilliant-lessons-that-everyone-should-adopt/ Brilliant!!!! I had to share this!

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #142: Stills: 10-006

Stills: 10-006:  The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… Imagine the dig site of Pompeii and the discovery of ancient glass vessels. The glass would be warped by the volcanic ash that buried it so long ago, and the glass would be opaque and … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #142: Stills: 10-006

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #141: Stills: 10-005

Stills: 10-005:  The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… Image the same cafe in Montmartre where Matisse is giving his lesson on color theory and Picasso does what he would, and grabs the colors to do his own demonstrations, then challenges the group with … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #141: Stills: 10-005

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #140: Stills: 10-004

Stills: 10-004:  The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and start the next chapter… Imagine Matisse sitting at a table in a Montmartre cafe. Around him are several other known artists and he is their master. A discussion on color theory breaks out regarding tones vs hues and he … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #140: Stills: 10-004

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #101: The Watcher

The Watcher: The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and write the next chapter… My mind was filled with surrealist painters and commercial illustrators, as well as getting my library ready for a new baby, it became filled with children’s books too. I started writing some stories and thinking … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #101: The Watcher

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #100: The Hunters

The Hunters: The History: Here’s my part of the story. Tell me what you see and write the next chapter… My mind was filled with surrealist painters and commercial illustrators, as well as getting my library ready for a new baby, it became filled with children’s books too. I started writing some stories and thinking … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #100: The Hunters

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #96: Mystic Serengeti

Mystic Serengeti: The History: Here’s my story on this… I was studying African masks and wall art at the same time as I was immersing myself in science fiction books and films... this odd image stayed on my easel for a long time... until I found the silhouettes of theses tribal masks... the description of … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #96: Mystic Serengeti