June 28, 2006

This and that

One more of Marshall's pastel paintings... or two... aren't they lovely? From the 33 series.The one below is perhaps my favorite. He starts these deep lush pastels on colored paper which give such a great depth to the work. Something about tree bark! Perhaps that is what draws me in to Ashley G's work so much... (yes i have four now of her originals) and Lisa at Bird in the Hand's work too... come to think of it, we also have four of Lena Corwin's plates, two of the Springtime limited editions with a tree on it. Yes, I am a tree hugger!



Smile! Marshall and ... like a bear loves honey ...


Pat and her selfportrait ... I adore her style!


Here is Tom with something completely different from him... wonder where those poppies came from...

Busy teaching and packing here for a road trip to Montreal this long weekend - visiting dear friends there and McGill University for daughter number one. And to celebrate DH's birthday too... how about a boost of culture as well. I promise to take a lot of photos to share. Will be on an art hunt for public art and lots of design goodies for Tuesday.

The word for the day is ... twist ... as a peel in your gimlet, a nice bending exercise and that ever popular peppermint twist of a dance.

8 comments:

Jan said...

Your post today is like a mini-show... all so interesting!

diana said...

Love all of the art... especially the tree

Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

Twist and shout! I love the twist and twirl of your world!

feli said...

After reading your blog for a while, I wish I could draw. Maybe another thing to put on my list?

Rrramone said...

Awesome! Must be great to be around other talented people and soak it all in. :-)

susanna said...

The tree in the first painting looks like it is dancing! So much movement... And I really like the bear loves honey painting. And what a face Pat has! I'd love to photographer her.

Have a great time in Montreal, Susan. McGill is an excellent university, one of the best in Canada. You must be so proud of your daughter. How exciting for her to study in that beautiful city.

Oh and a happy birthday to your Frog Prince!

sugar mama said...

Have a fantastic trip to Montreal (where I was born!)... there is a ton of good art and good food to be enjoyed! We're off to Vegas on Sunday -- too funny, you'll be up here for Canada Day, and I'll be down in the U.S. for the 4th!

andrea said...

That was neat to see all of the different styles with the artists. Very cool!
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