Monthly Archives: June 2011

For Mother

Maman by Louise Bourgeois,1999 (cast 2001)Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain At first glance it may seem that by entitling this piece Maman (Mother in French) that Louise Bourgeois was not fond of her mother, but that is not the case. The … Continue reading

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9y/o grandD drew my portrait, sold it to me for $1:00 (she said: family discount)+then thanked me for my ‘partronedge (ie.artist patronage).

9y/o grandD drew my portrait, sold it to me for :00 (she said: family discount)+then thanked me for my 'partronedge (ie.artist patronage). – by Journeywoman (Evelyn Hannon)

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Help-Portrait Movement Unites Communities Worldwide

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 18, 2009 Last Saturday, December 12th, the world stood still as photographers worldwide united in a photography movement called Help-Portrait, which gave more than 40,000 individuals portraits to treasure for a lifetime. On Saturday, more than … Continue reading

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Patterns, Stencils, and Exotic Textiles

Believe it or not, this piece of cloth was sky painted by artist Terry Maddox using light-sensitive paints. Yowza–it's beautiful.  Who says I have to start painting or drawing on a blank page? Some of my favorite drawings are doodles … Continue reading

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Holy Cows

Nebamun’s cattle , fragment of a scene,Thebes, Egypt Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC, The British Museum. The Egyptians considered cows an essential element of life and survival. As the once fertile area of Northern Africa became a desert, the … Continue reading

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Selecting The Right Portrait Artist For Your Pet

Our pets are family, so planning on having a portrait painted of one, or all of them, is only natural. Who wouldn’t want to commemorate their best friend with a beautiful piece of fine art? Pet portraits can be pricey, … Continue reading

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Painting Portraits with Personality, Mood, and Character

Portrait of Ginevra di Benci by Leonardo da Vinci,1474-1476, oil painting on wood, 16.5 x 14.5. I've described the most important technical parts of my study of Da Vinci: line and anatomy. When I began to study how to paint, … Continue reading

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A Simple Outcome of Visitor Participation: Delight

It’s funny. I’ve spent years advocating for visitor participation for all kinds of reasons. Visitor contributions help participants feel connected to institutions. It can provide valuable information for the staff to do their jobs better. It helps institutions leverage the … Continue reading

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Portrait Photography Props

Portrait Photography Props Discover How Anyone, Even Total Beginners, Can Create Stunning And Professional Portrait Photos That Will Amaze Everyone Portrait Photography Props

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ANDY WARHOL-PORTRAIT of an ARTIST- VHS 1003

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