The driveway has become ground zero this week for our fabric dye factory.
I have a collection of abalone shells that I occasionally move around a ceramic face created by a friend, Maggie Jimenez. Here is a photo of the latest “version”.
Holiday lights after a rain in daylight…bleak or beauty? To me the wet bulb looks like blown glass, a promise of art in the making.
In my foray into water colors, I was careful to avoid “hands” as unlike Michelangelo, I can’t draw fingers. But I had fun–I did not suffer for my art. Here is Fred Piselli, star of my saga on clowns that smoke. Bottom line: Draw, don’t smoke!
A friend made a mosaic pedestal that we put in the backyard. Years passed. Storms. Beating sun. Regardless, the pedestal weathered it all. Took a photo of it this week to celebrate the enduring qualities of mosaic art. Point of interest: the dogs have left it alone.
If you visit the Carmel Mission Basilica, spend some time examining the basilica window, especially the colors that only come with age. Clearly, there is a Moorish influence on the window design. During the pandemic there has been almost no access to this active church in its current location since 1771. Sunday Masses resumed JuneContinue reading “Carmel Mission Basilica Window”
Today’s photo is of ” Rescue Dog,” crafted by Anne. She placed hundreds of classified ads for dog adoptions under individual pieces of glass overlaid on a concrete form in the shape of a dog. She added red boots, a red mask and a red collar. The dog’s tag reads:” to the rescue.” Of specialContinue reading “To The Rescue”
The nice thing about colorful ceramic donuts in the garden is the lack of maintenance required.
I have this fork with “Basil” engraved on it. Naturally, I put the fork in the ground next to a basil plant–that was eight years ago. The basil didn’t do well, so I replaced it with a rock, leaving the fork in place. Yesterday, I noticed the fork’s shadow on the rock. This amazing utensilContinue reading “A Fork and Its Shadow”