Some pretty things, some scary things, some tips for fiction writers, and more.
A lot of articles that will stimulate your thinking this week. And some pretty stuff.
- Wonderful woodworking projects.
- I’ve never gone to a county fair. Have you?
- I never knew sea grass was so interesting.
- Dreams may be the key to your creativity.
- Feedback hurts. How to accept it in stride, and how to give it constructively.
- Habitat for Humanity in Phoenix is trying out 3D printed homes.
- Extraordinary photos of ocean waves.
- Just the thought of tattoos makes me cringe, but these are amazing.
- James Rey Sanchez discusses his process and how he broke into illustrating children’s books.
- A painter discusses Paul Cézanne’s still lifes. More about Cézanne.
- Halloween is less than two months away. There is no better time for writing horror. Here are thirteen tips.
- Whatever the art, you’ve got to put in the time. Every day.
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.
Five of these articles are about quilts or quilting or photographing quilts. But there are also blogging tips, a summer reading list, and other interesting stuff.
If you like quilts and trees, you’ve hit the jackpot this week.
All sorts of creative things to look at.
These articles held my interest this week:
It’s the weekend, baby! (A former college boyfriend used to tell me this every Friday afternoon.)
Stuff to admire, stuff to make, stuff to think about.