Yeah, lots of art.
- They say everyone has a double.
- Quilters, do you need some ideas for your sewing room?
- What Tchaikovsky worried about.
- Tulips imagined as tangles.
- Here are some Coronavirus-related items that were briefly available on Etsy.
- Portraits of Malian women from the 1960s.
- Comic combining two of my favorite things: dancing and books.
- This is the article that inspired the recent movie, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.
- What it’s like to be a painter of icons.
- The importance of adult encouragers to young artists.
- Beautiful architectural art.
- Every one of these made me laugh. And I live in Arizona, where some of these National Parks Genius.
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.
- Recipe for watercolor.
- Summer reading list.
- The case for a limited palette.
- Joan Miro at MOMA.
- Botany is stranger than fiction. A plant that looks like a hummingbird.
- Zentangles on a fatherly theme.
- His boss’ retirement and an illness made him homeless. His art saved his life.
- Illustrator Danny Beck’s journey.
- Three-dimensional murals.
- Gorgeous quilts! Be sure to scroll all the way down, because all are amazing.
- Author George Saunders talks about writing.
- In praise of child-made toys.
A collection of creative genius.
- The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck.
- An artist discusses fragments of ancient Egyptian sculpture.
- Developers should be building these earthquake resistant homes in California.
- I love how Suhita Shirodkar captured this car show.
- You could be a stock photo model! But wait, there’s a downside. . .
- One way to recycle electronics.
- Antonio Salieri was not the scoundrel Amadeus made you think he was.
- Debbie Ripath Ohi first landed on my radar in the 1990s when she ran a wonderful email newsletter for writers. She’s also a marvelous illustrator and kid lit advocate.
- A textile designer insists on sustainability.
- When I was a teen and young woman, I loved watching The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau on television. That world is mostly dead now, and it’s the fault of human beings. These artists are drawing attention to underwater disaster.
- Ceramic glazed donuts.
- May 25th was National Tap Dance Day and I missed it.
Fun and inspiration:
- The art of the film.
- Photographs of the auditions for the 2019 Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular.
- Paintings and sculptures that will make you smile.
- Footwear you’ll need to hike in Phoenix.
- It’s always a good time to try something new.
- Does your cat need climbing options?
- Amazing landscape photography.
- The many faces of youth.
- Artist journeys.
- How a watercolorist practices.
- How the iconic Brooklyn Bridge was built.
- Funny bird pictures.
I am in awe.
- Pup photography.
- A trip to Amsterdam to see Rembrandt.
- A painter discusses an African sculpture.
- Gorgeous flower quilts.
- Beautiful tangles.
- This is what happens when I try to simplify my life.
- How to build a gorgeous flower arrangement.
- A possible design for the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral’s roof.
- Amazing sand sculptures.
- Waterfalls of butterflies.
- Ethereal illustrations.
- Quirky photographs with a Western vibe.
Amazing stuff this week:
- The Baltic Sea captured in breathtaking photographs.
- Taking makeup up a notch.
- How to make a home on wheels.
- How artist Karen O’Leary hand-cuts maps from paper.
- The gorgeous modern architecture of the new National Museum in Qatar.
- These multicolored squirrels look as though they’ve been painted, but they evolved this way.
- What does sculpture have in common with type? A group of designers gather at a museum. . .
- These drawings make me feel anxious. . .
- Photographs from the Outback.
- Yikes! This building is unzipping!
- How are your high kicks? Radio City Music Hall is holding Rockettes auditions! Be sure to scroll down to the photo gallery.
- These pictures look like something they’re not.
These articles are genius.
- Amazing birds made from balloons.
- Beautifully designed record album covers.
- A man placed a camera in the bottom of a bucket. . .
- The history of Legos.
- I’ve read three of these eight art-related novels; now I want to read the rest. . .
- Those split-second saves that dads and moms and grannies pull off.
- Street photography from India.
- The Arizona Quilters Guild show was last weekend. I meant to go but somehow didn’t. Bummer! Here’s a sample of what I missed.
- Free ebook copy of a prize-winning poetry chapbook.
- The plusses and minuses of living life looking through a camera lens.
- Wouldn’t you love a book that could teach you how to draw? Here are the ten best. I just ordered two of them.
- Knitting enthusiast creates life-sized knitted sculptures of her friends and neighbors.