Tag Archives: art

Tusk-an Raiders

March 31, 2012


Ladies and gentlemen, THAT is a narwhal tusk. What is a narwhal, you ask? It’s a sea creature. It is something between a small whale and a large seal. The narwhal has a tusk. It’s actually a tooth gone wild. A front tooth grows like mad and develops into this crazy-long sword. Cartoon images of […]

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We Went to Olana!

August 17, 2011


After weeks of empty promises, I finally made good on my word and took the kids out for a day trip. We endured 2 hours in crazy freeway traffic through our capitol city (Albany, NY) to visit the Olana Historic Site in Hudson, NY, and have a nice lunch along the banks of the Hudson […]

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I Never Understood This Fascination with the Mona Lisa

April 9, 2011


The painting is FIVE HUNDRED years old. People are *still* wrapped up in the Mona Lisa. I was an art major in school. I took art history, art theory, art art art. Overwhelmingly, there was this strange fascination with Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. The adoring attention always baffled me. It’s a very nice painting […]

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Meet Me on Monday #35

February 13, 2011


It’s Monday! Woohoo! I like Mondays. I like the fresh start of the week, all the opportunities before me. I work at home doing what I love (blogging and freelance writing), so I love workdays. Before I start, I want to let you all know that I DID manage to visit every single Meet Me […]

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Colors That Never Made It to the Crayon Bin

August 21, 2010


When the kids and I are doing something tedious, say driving long distances or spackling sheetrock, we sometimes play little word games with each other. We recently made a trip out to Herkimer, NY, and played a game that is currently my favorite. We call it “Colors That Never Made It to the Crayon Bin.” […]

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Coffee Art, or Mona Lisa is Latte Again!

December 11, 2009

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I love coffee. Mmmmm coffeecoffeecoffeecoffee! Here’s a video of some pretty amazing coffee art. Yes! Coffee ART! Some young urban folks, with WAY too much time on their hands, used 4,000 cups of latte (dark, medium, light, etc) to make the Mona Lisa. The coffee art was done to launch some festival or something. It’s […]

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Fabulous Hand Art

May 1, 2009


I found this today. Talk about amazing! Isn’t this so cool? I don’t think I could ever sit still and keep my hands from wiggling for the time required to paint these creatures, though. This is a lot what my hands look like all winter long…. :S And this is very impressive. That eye looks […]

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The Lego King

February 8, 2009


I’m helping my young son build a “Lego” blog. We’re going to build a specialized template for it, so we’ve been looking for ideas online, hoping to create a Lego-oriented template. In my surfing, I found these incredible Lego creations! Wow! These are done by Nathan Sawaya, a New York-based artist who makes amazing works […]

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Simpson Art

January 29, 2009

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I came across a neat website recently. Cool! Look what this talented person did with famous art– they Simpsonized it! rofl! See it at Famous Art, Simpsonized by Meowza Kats. As we all know, when Matt Groening developed the Simpsons, art critics everywhere hailed his new style as the pinnacle of humanity’s artistic achievement. So […]

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Cool Sandcastle Art

January 5, 2009


*sigh* Well, winter is in full force now. I like winter enough, but it gets old about February. I am feeling a little lonesome for my green gardens, though. I found these photos and thought they’d be perfect for now! Looking at them makes me feel warmer! And the artistry amazes me. HOW can people […]

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