Silversides

I was in Sandy Hook, NJ for a day last week with my so who was taking a class with the Littoral Society. They learn how to seine with nets and examine the marine life and they took a botany tour to learn about the plants that thrive in salty environments. I took a moment […]

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National Donut Day

My sweet tooth, which has been dormant for the last few years, has returned with a vengeance in the last week or two. So that’s why I didn’t miss the opportunity to get and eat donuts today. In our area, there is no better place fro donuts than The Montclair Bread Company. Their donuts have […]

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Alvin

I saw a wonderful production today at NJPAC. I learned that when Alvin Ailey was developing the choreography for his productions, he drew inspiration from the sculptures of Auguste Rodin and Henri Moore. I drew in the dark but when it was over and I looked down I could see glimpses of Moore and Rodin […]

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hot hot hot!

Anyone who knows me well knows that I don’t like taking drugs when I get sick. I recently used hot peppers that I had frozen since last summer, along with my other go-to ingredients, to heal my aching sinuses. And once again I was not dissapointed! Hippocrates famously said “Let food be thy medicine, and […]

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Day 16

For this colorful exercise, I made a vignette drawing of a beautiful display of flowers. I couldn’t think of anything more colorful than blooming summer flowers. I loved pairing and mixing colors. Art by Despina Georgiadis. Exercise in Book: Carousel Painting/Drawing, p 49/50     To celebrate the launch of Veronica Lawlor’s A Drawing A […]

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