Category Archives: art

Worthy Cause! Yo Espresso Mobile Project!

Please check out this campaign! If you live in Portland and want to be a part of something awesome, or  even if you don’t but wish me goodwill and/or take my word when I tell you trust me about awesome … Continue reading

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Leigh J. McCloskey | Creator Wave Vol. 43

I don’t often re-blog but this is worth it! An awesome interview with an amazing artist.

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Remember a few posts back I posted that I thought it would be fun to participate in the Letter Writing Challenge that has been going around? For a month you aim to write letters or handmade cards and send them … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Cheer Yourself Up

“The best way to cheer yourself up, is to try to cheer somebody else up.” -Mark Twain

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A Meditation on Mystery

Collage, 2012 by: Chrissy Miles (A thank-you to clinock for the inspiration and lovely comment in my “About!”)

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Stuck in My Head: Story of an Artist – Daniel Johnston

“Listen up and I’ll tell a story,  ’bout an artist growing old, some would try for fame and glory, others like to watch the world.” -Daniel Johnston

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Henry Miller: To Paint is to Love Again

Henry Miller on painting and his passion for watercolours. “To paint is to love again. To get up at the crack of dawn and take a peek at the watercolours that you did the day before, is like stealing a … Continue reading

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“We are all Beggars…”

“..each in his own way.” -Mark Twain

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Kid’s Books for Grown Folks – Carl Sandburg’s “Rootabaga Stories”

Originally written as bedtime stories for his daughters, Carl Sandburg’s “Rootabaga Stories” takes you to Rootabaga Country with Blixie Bimber, The Potato-Faced Blind Man, Rags Habakuk & the Blue Rats, The Wedding of the Ragdoll and the Broom Handle and … Continue reading

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Phenomenal Illustrator: Michael Hague

I have gushed about Michael Hague before in other places.. but I can’t help doing another post here because I’m such a huge fan of his. He doesn’t need it, he is pretty famous. I think his work pretty much … Continue reading

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