When time hangs heavy and assignments are scarce, a professional illustrator creates “spec” art, pieces painted on the speculation that someone might buy them in the future. Check out this unsold piece (here).
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
In 1962 when I was ten, a shopping center had opened a few blocks away and a local newspaper had announced that today the Wienermobile would arrive for the grand opening. Unfortunately, my plan to see it drive down our street could have used a speed bump. Check it out (here).
Friday, April 24, 2015
Rarely did my older brother David include me on his adventures, and normally I would have jumped at the opportunity to be included, but this would require much physical activity, something I tried hard to avoid. But there was a time I did accompany him. Read about it (here).
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
Michelangelo’s David (1501-1504) is arguably the most famous statue in the world, but the task of creating this towering 14.2 ft. masterpiece is even more astonishing when you consider the flawed material with which the artist had to work. Read about it (here).
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The other day I tromped downstairs for my morning cup of coffee. Beside our Keurig was the plastic container of coffee creamer, with a mere dribble inside. A newly opened container was beside it. This began a discussion I've had with my wife many times. Read about it (here).