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Tag Archives: canvas
Toots Thielemans Before I Get To Phoenix from The Salient One (1973) He died last year.
Two flower paintings I saw in the Museum Kröller Muller. The paintings are similar, but see what a frame can do. Here’s a top 10 of the best flower paintings according to the Guardian.
Yesterday was a day of Prince and typography. After an inspiring meeting discussing typography with a publisher I had to cross town, where every other car had turned into a Prince radio station, his music was everywhere! and the two put together reminded … Continue reading
When I first saw this image I loved it. For the soft edges on colorful comfortable shapes, floating is a white space. The I found out that the painting is made with smoke. Fascinating. Rosemarie Fiore (b. 1972, New York, United States) … Continue reading
Tonight was the first night of a new book club I was invited to. Although I had my props at the ready I sadly missed it. 😉 The bag above is by Sally Beerworth, who opened The J.O.E Foundation in May 2011. Everything … Continue reading
More about the artist Daan Den Houter here
For a project I had a quick look online for a cmyk translation of a blue swatch I wanted to use, as I couldn’t find my Pantone color guide, and came across this chart on Wikipedia. It reads like poetry! … Continue reading
After more than a week in a vase, an encore, for today. Actually, I noticed the rather generic flower shape of the China Aster changes into a dramatic bundle of colorful ribbons when it’s blown.
See, how there’s inspiration around us everywhere! I just l o v e these pictures and the way they have come to be. Marta Grossi is a Hong Kong based artist who picks a banana every night, to draw on, … Continue reading