Wonderful articles to enjoy this weekend.
- These designs should win awards.
- Breathtaking horse photographs.
- Practice to grow as a writer.
- Photographs of geographic formations and natural disasters. The top photo is the beginning of the slideshow.
- Thoughts on a scrappy Christmas (or not) quilt.
- The discovery of a previously unknown self-portrait by van Gogh.
- Creating new creatures by collage.
- Multi-media artist Judi Kauffman.
- Children’s book illustrator Katie Mazeika.
- Thoughts on religious art and on Carracci’s The Lamentationin particular.
- I could vacation here.
- Parenting book recommendations.
Especially heavy on writing articles this week.
Today’s installment of CJ is all from Bored Panda. I am an addict. The world stops for an hour whenever I get an email update. You’ll see why:
Stuff to admire, stuff to make, stuff to think about.
Our last collection of curated inspiration for 2019:
- Photographs of balloons.
- Beautiful architecture in Lyon, France.
- A designer talks about a chair.
- What the UPS guy was really doing when he should have been delivering my packages.
- When dancing on the walls, watch out for the windows.
- Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon that causes people to see patterns in a random stimulus. This condition can lead people to assign human characteristics to objects. Here’s what an pareidolic artist does when he sees faces in inanimate objects.
- If you haven’t had enough Christmas yet, here’s a lovely Christmas quilt.
- The Brownings and others muse on artistic integrity.
- This museum is on my bucket list.
- A children’s book illustrator describes her path and her process.
- So far I’ve never found a podcast that I actually wanted to follow. Maybe one of these recommendations will inspire me.
- 1960s architecture in Brasilia.
Happy to provide your weekend inspiration. You’re welcome.
A collection of creative genius.