February 24, 2017
Delacroix, Delacroix art, Delacroix painting, Eugene Delacroix, French art, mulatto, mulatto woman, romantic, romanticism, woman painting
This is one of my favorite Delacroix paintings with so much expressiveness and heavy brushstrokes that emphasize all his passion.
“Perfect beauty implies perfect simplicity, a quantity that at first sight does not arouse the emotions which we feel before gigantic works, object whose very disproportion constitutes an element of beauty.” Eugene Delacroix
February 16, 2017
blog, down under, murals, oz, street art, streetart
P.J. O’Rourke, the right wing political satirist, once made the observation that if you don’t like your city cluttered with advertising billboards, try looking at what they hide. This thought occurred to him when he was a foreign correspondent in the concrete brutalism of communist-era Warsaw. A time when, not only were there no billboards […]
via Perth, a cityscape transformed — notesfromcamelidcountry
February 10, 2017
design, man sketch, old man tees, tee art, tee design, teeart, tees, tshirt art, wisdom, wise, wise man, wise man tee
Hello everyone and a wonderful weekend to you all. I wanted to show you my latest t-shirt design and I was wondering if you could give me some feedback in terms of style and such. Your opinion means a lot to me. Thank you so much!
In such challenging times we need a wise man to step up and speak his mind! Too bad they all seem to be hiding…. or kite surfing!
January 29, 2017
art, chaos, drawing, drawing art, fine art, happy sunday, mixed art, mixed media, pure chaos, Sunday art
Mixed Media painting, using pencil, ink and a splash of red watercolor. How many faces do you recognize?
January 20, 2017
art, faith, god, inauguration, Nader, Obasanjo, politics, president, quote, quotes, Ralph Nader, usa
I don’t recall ever hearing Mr. Trump invoke the name of God during his campaign. Today at inauguration he thought he should mention the almighty in order to make us all feel a little better. Nevertheless, I found the speech poor, lacking of personality and credibility with lots of big promises that very unlikely he will be able to maintain. In the end it all comes down to what we, the people, can and will do about it. Everybody deserves a chance, so let’s keep this door a little open and see what happens….
“The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That’s the only difference.” Ralph Nader
My gut feelings and my faith tell me that until God shuts a door, no human can shut it.
January 13, 2017
art, arts, Dolomites, double exposure, doublex, doublexposure, existence, landscape, photography, skull art, skulls, true beauty
Skull Art – Prints are available on Etsy!
With the Dolomites on my mind, I ponder about the fragility of nature while being well aware of the shortness of our existence ….
January 6, 2017
art, artistic, arts, be yourself, drawing, nude art, nude sketch, nudes, pen drawing, quote, quotes, sketch, Szasz, woman art, woman drawing, woman sketch
Ink on paper sketch of a woman sitting.
The self is not something one finds, it is something one creates. Thomas Szasz