Tag Archives: Painting

Gift #884: Baroque Art

Since I’m watching a documentary on Baroque art, it seems apropos to share with you an exhibit on Northern Baroque Art that I was able to see in Cincinnati.   We decided to visit their art museum on our recent August … Continue reading

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Gift #816: April Artist Feature

It’s time for our monthly artist appreciation feature!  Marjolein Bastin loves painting spring scenes.  I’m of the secret suspicion that spring is her favorite season.  Her books and prints are full of flowers, birds, and butterflies.  And thankfully the outdoors … Continue reading

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Gift #807: Inspired by art

It’s been a while since I’ve done an art update and I’ve been busy doing lots of crafting!  Since the beginning of the year I’ve enjoyed a resurgent interest in making jewelry again.  This has been aided by Art Bead … Continue reading

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Gift #779: Dreaming of Spring

“Like the seeds dreaming beneath the snow your heart dreams of spring” – Kahlil Gibran “The snow has not yet left the earth, but spring is already asking to enter your heart” – Anton Chekhov These two quotes perfectly capture … Continue reading

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Gift #693: Halloween Art

Over the weekend I roamed about some stores looking for Halloween decorations.   I can’t wait for pumpkins and fall leaves to make their appearance!  (Actually in some stores they made their appearance in July but it seemed indecent to blog … Continue reading

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Gift #286: Calendar Art

Towards the end of last year, I spied a calendar by one of my favorite artists for sale at Anthropologie.  It now hangs in my room where I can look at the lovely paintings of Rebecca Rebouche everyday.  I was … Continue reading

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Gift #276: IMA

Over the weekend my mom and I went on our first visit to the Indianapolis Museum of Art.  I say first, because we will most certainly be going back…often.  It is among the top 10 oldest and largest museums of … Continue reading

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GIft #119: William Zimmerman

Last weekend my mother and I made a roadtrip to Bloomington.  A local magazine informed us that some watercolors of William Zimmerman’s were on display at the art museum on IU’s campus.  Armed with the knowledge that bird paintings are waiting to … Continue reading

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