Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
- Leonardo Da Vinci
I want to live in this house.
Or the one below.Huge homes don't impress me.
We moved around a lot when I was younger.
My dad was a builder,
so he'd build - and we'd live in it for a while,
and then he'd sell.
And then he'd build again - bigger,
and we'd live in it for a while,
and then he'd sell again.
The size of a home is so not important to me.
Actually, it is important, in the sense that
I much prefer a smaller home than a big one.
If I won a million dollars,
I would still want to live in a small home.
I think we're so swayed by our surroundings.
Since when are these considered shoes?
Not too far off from Chinese foot binding, if you ask me.
...and since when are these the only legitimate purses
on the planet?
or these bracelets the only jewelry worthy of being worn?
No offense to Pandora bracelet lovers
but i'm not one of them.
I'm not a fan of anything that smells like a fad.
ok, so when I see this face,
I see peace.Not so with this face...
Sorry Donald, but you're not on my 'favs' list.
I'm weary of anyone who loves money
as much as this guy does.
There really is something to be said
I'm also becoming weary
of many athletes lately -
in particular, NFL players.
Charges of child abuse and spousal abuse
and drug addictions
and violence here & violence there.
Why do we still have these idiots on pedestals?
Wealth or being able to throw a damn ball
shouldn't give anyone such privileges.
But it does, clearly
and it makes me mad and sad and frustrated
that we haven't evolved more.
ok, now that i got that off my chest -
on to more inspiring things!
acrylic paint on paper
I didn't like this one at all
while I was doing it
adding the dots and a few lines here & there
made it a bit better in the end.
Still not great.
But even when i'm painting something I don't like,
it's still time well spent.
It's kind of a meditation, isn't it?
You know what i'm talking about, right?
My 1st acrylic painting on wood!
Bought these cute little 4" x 4" wood panels
and i just LOVED the feel of painting on this.
Do any of you out there paint on wood?
I think I may be painting on wood a lot more.
The finished piece,
taken in natural light the next morning.
a boy and his marbles.
And this fabulous collage by
a new artist i just discovered,
OMG... love his stuff.
David Fullarton. Check him out.
I feel like this guy today.
Happy week everyone!