Category Archives: 2D

Spring House Guests

Three robin’s eggs in a nest on top of my back porch light. This is the second time since we’ve lived in this house that a robin has nested in that exact spot. The last time it didn’t end well … Continue reading

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Resurrecting My Inner Artist

The first snow and winter storm of Winter 2019 finally arrive the second Saturday of January. In my experience, that’s a delay of nearly ten days from when we usually have snow or a winter storm or if nothing else … Continue reading

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Blooming Vernal Equinox

Yesterday at lunch I spied several lovely Spring blooms, providing a much needed splash of beautiful color to an otherwise gloomy week. Happy Vernal Equinox!

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Monochrome Mania

A friend and work colleague of mine who also happens to be a photographer started posting snapshots in her Facebook feed last week.  The challenge was to take a photo a day from your life with no people featured in … Continue reading

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Portable Puzzling

I remember spending time with my grandmother putting together large landscape jigsaw puzzles as a child.  I have always had exceptional pattern recognition abilities, probably a direct result of my photographic memory.  Whether it’s puzzle pieces or star hopping using … Continue reading

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Second Zentangle

I drew this Zentangle last night right before heading off to bed. I don’t think it’s quite as ‘good’ as my first one, since I didn’t follow the ‘rule’ about repeating patterns. But, it’s my Zentangle and I’ll draw it … Continue reading

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My First Zentangle

I learned about Zentangles yesterday, which is a more focused form of doodling (in a nutshell).  Also, you’re supposed to do them in pen because you are not allowed to erase any ‘mistakes.’ Here’s my first attempt at a Zentangle: … Continue reading

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Abstract Art Juxtaposed With Muralist Book Discussion

I received an invitation from Kaite Stover, Director of Reader Services for the Kansas City Public Library, a few weeks ago, asking me if I would like to read The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro (also author of The Art Forger) … Continue reading

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A Beauty, Sleeping or Otherwise

An excellent analysis of one of my favorite Disney classics, Sleeping Beauty, posted at Tor.com and authored by Mari Ness. Some interesting tidbits: First Disney feature filmed on 70mm (the 1950s version of IMAX) Incredibly detailed backgrounds by Eyvind Earle … Continue reading

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Spring Fling @ Windemere Art Gallery

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
Dark Hollows Falls Saturday afternoon (March 28, 2015, 2-5 PM) the Lee Artists Association opens their Spring Fling art show at Windemere Art Gallery in Mechanicsville, Virginia. I entered three paintings, including…

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