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The Wild Wandering: A collection of paintings reflecting an artist's pilgrimage from Dublin to Tuscany

by morganfite , April 21, 2014—12:00 AM

In July 2013, Morgan Fite left Nashville to paint her way through Europe. Leaving the details, destinations, and route unplanned, she departed with only a round-trip ticket to Dublin, a five-day reservation at an Irish B&B, and the desire to eventually make it to Italy

Capturing colour

by rogerburnett , April 21, 2014—12:00 AM

As a painter I have spent a lifetime trying to capture colour. In particular, I have endeavored to define the colours that are to be found in the skin tones of my models. My struggles with paint are equaled with my struggles in verse. If you dip back into the archives of my sculpturestudiodominica.blogspot

An Introduction to PDF to CAD Conversion

by cadyantram , April 11, 2014—11:09 PM

Paper drawings are also referred to as hard copy drawings.CAD format drawings are easier to store and edit and are not subject to wear and tear over time as is the case with the conventional paper drawings

The Fountain of Youth

by rogerburnett , April 6, 2014—02:28 AM

At the time when Columbus discovered these islands, it was rumored that there was a river, spring or fountain where the waters had such miraculous curative powers that any person who bathed in them would be blessed with everlasting youth

Watercolor Egret Among Rushes--Pushing the Color for Effect

by Caroline , March 21, 2014—12:00 AM

An egret makes its way among waterside rushes as it seeks out a meal. the range of blue tones from teal to purple complement the yellow tones of the rushes, while the white egret is the center of attention. The egret is in the sun, while light is absorbed in the shadowing dense reeds behind him

The painter and the poet

by rogerburnett , March 15, 2014—12:00 AM

If the requirement of an artist's model is an ability to sit still, Jessica would fail miserably. On the other hand, if a model's fundamental task is to inspire, she wins hands down I have found a way of keeping her almost still by encouraging her to indulge in her passion for writing poetry while I paint

African Princess

by HigleyArt , March 10, 2014—12:00 AM

Higley-Art African Princess She is where she needs to be but is that where she wants to be....Her Body language suggest discomfort Her Facial expression illustrates sadness and the shades of grey increases the feeling of hidden loneliness

I can only work from a model...

by rogerburnett , March 8, 2014—07:05 PM

"I can only work from a model. The sight of human forms feeds and comforts me." Auguste Rodin. I share Rodin's basic need. Without a model my mind and paper is blank. With the model at hand, colours fall on the page with a life of their own. Wherever the model leads, I follow

SNOW GO AWAY

by MILLIEGIFTSMITH , February 23, 2014—01:27 PM

I love snow and paint many snow scenes. HOWEVER ! This winter has been a very long, cold and plenty of snow. I long for the spring to come. Each day it snows. Now if I was a skier, child, skater, etc-- it would be different, but I am a 93 year old artist. In April I will be 94. I am sorta housebound now with this weather. O.K

The Agony and the Ecstasy

by rogerburnett , February 20, 2014—12:00 AM

I have stolen the title for today's post from Irvin Stone's 1962 biographic novel on the life of Michelangelo. I look forward, in the next world, to sharing a glass of wine with Michelangelo, and a host of other artists, who have lived and painted with a passion

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  • The Wild Wandering: A collection of paintings reflecting an artist's pilgrimage from Dublin to Tuscany
  • Capturing colour
  • An Introduction to PDF to CAD Conversion
  • The Fountain of Youth
  • Watercolor Egret Among Rushes--Pushing the Color for Effect
  • The painter and the poet
  • African Princess
  • I can only work from a model...
  • SNOW GO AWAY
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy

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Minds Island Receives 2013 Best of Indian Orchard Award Indian Orchard Award Program Honors the Achievement INDIAN ORCHARD July 23, 2013 -- Minds Island has been selected for the 2013 Best of Indian Orchard Award in the Art Galleries & Dealers category by the Indian Orchard Award Program. Each year, the Indian Orchard Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Indian Orchard area a great place to live, work and play. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2013 Indian Orchard Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Indian Orchard Award Program and data provided by third parties. About Indian Orchard Award Program The Indian Orchard Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Indian Orchard area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. The Indian Orchard Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy. SOURCE: Indian Orchard Award Program CONTACT: Indian Orchard Award Program Email: PublicRelations@awardprogram.org URL: http://www.awardprogram.org

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