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Art Every Day Month – Day 29

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Seashore / 2″ x 4″ ink on card stock The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. To dig for treasures shows not only impatience and greed, but lack of faith. Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches. Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless […]

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Art Every Day Month – Day 28

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

This is for Claire, who said when she saw it, “It looks like Christmas!”

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Art Every Day Month – Day 27

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Kandinsky-Inspired Circles in Squares / 16″ x 20″ acrylic paint on canvas I live my life in growing orbits which move out over this wondrous world. I am circling around God, around ancient towers, and I have been circling for a thousand years. And I still don’t know if I am an eagle or a […]

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Art Every Day Month – Day 26

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Abstract Landscape / 2.5″ x 3.5″ ink on smooth Bristol paper The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where […]

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Art Every Day Month – Day 25

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Red Giant / 8.5″ x 11″ foam mosaic on black card stock Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us — there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. […]

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Art Every Day Month – Day 24

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Offering / 5″ x 6″ color pencil on card stock In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. -Rumi

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Art Every Day Month – Day 23

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Kandinsky-Inspired Abstract / 11″ x 17″ marker on watercolor paper …lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and … stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to “walk about” into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more do you want? -Wassily Kandinsky

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Art Every Day Month – Day 22

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Blue Moon Love / 6″ x 8″ oil pastel, ink, and marker on card stock The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight. -William C. Bryant

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Art Every Day Month – Day 21

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Swirly Kitty / 8.5″ x 11″ marker on paper Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a […]

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Art Every Day Month – Day 20

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

I experimented and drew with my non-dominant (right) hand. Contentment / 4″ x 6″ ink on card stock There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block […]

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