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The madam, mute, tomboy and bombshell

The madam, mute, tomboy and bombshell

  A critical analysis of the modern marketplace of sex Our madam, Lulu, in this series was a well-known, at least locally, vendor of the world’...

Damn him!

Damn him!

Edgar Degas said,  "Damned Manet!....Everything he does he always hits off straight away, while I take endless pains and never get it right."  

Marilyn

Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe is simply beautiful.  Most people over the age of 12 know of her as a legend of Hollywood.  I don’t think she was the best actres...

Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall

New Orleans, it is said, is the birthplace of Jazz. I love Jazz … whether it’s the upbeat Dixieland style or smooth and cool. There are hundreds...

Thick as butter

Thick as butter

It really is just like butter!  Vincent Van Gogh used a brush stroke style called impasto. He laid paint on his canvas so thick that you could clea...

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery

The HOPE Outdoor Gallery

If you ever find yourself in Austin, TX with a little time on your hands and perhaps an inkling to get creative??  I highly suggest taking a gande...

Tiny Dancers

Tiny Dancers

It's said that Edgar Degas painted ballerinas because of his love for music and the opera.  Some said he was entranced by the girls and...

Street Car

Street Car

When I'm working, on a new painting, I like to provide updates on the status of the project. This piece is going to be called Street Car on St. Cha...

Listen to the Jazz

Listen to the Jazz

  The arts are alive and well in the Big Easy. This is a piece I am currently working on and I think just maybe one of my favorites when finished...

Spot Light on a Master

Spot Light on a Master

Spot Light on a Master We know of Rembrandt by his first name - like Cher or Madonna. His name was Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn and he is general...

How to Glass Sculpt A Mermaid

How to Glass Sculpt A Mermaid

Have you ever considered sculpting?  How about sculpting with glass?  First of all I would like to thank everyone for visiting our blog.  Today I ...

Luncheon of the Boating Party

Luncheon of the Boating Party

Luncheon of the Boating Party (Le dejeuner des canotiers) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir Year: 1880-1881   This painting is one of my favorites. There is...