Category Archives: Travel

Creative Juice #197

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Creative Juice #197

ABC: Art. Beauty. Creativity.

Video of the Week #260: A Blessing from Hawai’i

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Creative Juice #196

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Creative Juice #196

Things to ooo and ahh over, and the information creative minds want to know.

Video of the Week #255: The Taj Mahal

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Creative Juice #186

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Creative Juice #186

With all this sheltering-in-place, we need a little diversion, whimsy, and beauty.

  1. Recreating masterpieces. See also #9.
  2. The notorious Banksy.
  3. Who would have guessed I’d find two Banksy articles in the same week? Here’s what happens when he works from home.
  4. Reading suggestions for staying at home.
  5. I really like this format for poetry.
  6. Animal Farm illustrated.
  7. Would you like to sleep at Stephen King’s house?
  8. Surf’s up! Prizewinning surfing photos.
  9. Even gerbils need art galleries. (But please don’t eat the furniture.)
  10. Oh, crumb! I missed the Arizona Quilt Show. Not to worry—here are some great pictures.
  11. Do you love children’s picture books? Look at these glorious illustrations and enter the giveaway.
  12. Ever hear of coade stone? Me neither, but at one time it was a very popular sculpting material.

Creative Juice #185

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Creative Juice #185

Either you have nothing to do, or you have way too much to do. Either way, take off an hour to look through these artistic articles.

  1. I have a fantasy of getting a second masters degree—in art history. Maybe this second-best idea is more realistic.
  2. I laughed at the first 15 of these vacation pictures. And then I just got sad.
  3. Use these online resources to expand your creativity during lockdown.
  4. When the people are away, the goats will play.
  5. Do you know what ATCs are? Artist Trading Cards. Check out this bunch.
  6. Paintings of Yosemite.
  7. Introverts, our year has come.
  8. I am so jealous of people who keep art journals. (I know, I know, I should just do it. . .)
  9. How to make art a habit.
  10. Don’t you just love exploring a new friend’s house and seeing all the beautiful things she has? Quilter Frances Arnold has so kindly let us into hers.
  11. Do you like squirrels? Then you’ll just love this Instagram account.
  12. Sketch yourself with a mask.

 

Creative Juice #183

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Creative Juice #183

Beauty is truth, truth beauty ~John Keats

Creative Juice #182

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Creative Juice #182

 

Covid-19 got you down? Take your mind off it with these amazing things:

  1. The tapestry maker who took art one step further.
  2. Choreographer Twyla Tharp’s thoughts on aging.
  3. A crochet version of the coronavirus.
  4. Some beautiful quilts!
  5. What would happen if you drew every day?
  6. I have often fantasized about working on a cruise ship. Here’s the lowdown.
  7. Acquire these habits to increase your writing productivity.
  8. Underwater photography.
  9. Things to do while self-quarantined.
  10. Squirrels like you’ve never seen them before.
  11. Entomology in stitches.
  12. Steampunk sculptures.

Monday Morning Wisdom #249

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Monday Morning Wisdom #249

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. ~Mark TwainMMW

Creative Juice #181

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Creative Juice #181

Yeah, lots of art.