Archive for the ‘Drawing’ Category

‘Street art’ is a pretty slippery idea. At first glance, we could slap a pretty easy definition on it: art in the streets. The common examples are paint-based (usually spray paint) visual presentations. A sort of post-vandalism graffiti art. But then again – unless the artist asked permission to adorn a particular private or public

1 of 8   Sixth collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, revisit the previous Snippets of Beauty collection! Is there a quote you think would make a great Snippet of Beauty? Tell us in

1 of 8   Fifth collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, be sure to check out the next Snippets of Beauty collection – and revisit the previous one! Is there a quote you think

Fourth collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, revisit the previous Snippets of Beauty collection! Is there a quote you think would make a great Snippet of Beauty? Tell us in the comments, and

Third collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. 1 of 8   If you’ve enjoyed these, enjoy the next Snippets of Beauty collection – or revisit the last! Is there a quote you think would make a great Snippet

1 of 8   Second collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, revisit the first Snippets of Beauty collection, and be sure to check out the next collection! Is there a quote you think would

1 of 8   First collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, be sure to check out the next Snippets of Beauty collection! Is there a quote you think would make a great Snippet of

Worth a thousand words. We’ve all read and loved picture books as children. With fond memories do many of us think back to our favorite Dr. Seuss book (Horton Hatches the Egg was mine – yours?), none of which would have been nearly the same experience without Seuss’s trademark whimsical, surreal, and strangely beautiful illustrations.

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Art that breathes. One of my favorite artists is Vermeer. His work is so lifelike. His windows seem to have light actually coming through them, and his people almost appear to breathe. His paintings are more lifelike than photos. Why is this? He sees deeply. First, he sees beyond what he ‘knows to be there,’