Recently, a lot of my Facebook friends have been sharing this story: Toronto gallery cancels show after concerns artist ‘bastardizes’ Indigenous art I find myself torn on allegations of cultural appropriation, both in general and in this case. I have a great deal of empathy and respect for native people, and want to be an […]
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I love Mass Effect. I was waiting on Andromeda with tremendous enthusiasm. But I haven’t yet purchased the game. I have been hearing a lot of YouTube chatter about the poor quality of the animations, bad voice acting and dull scripting. Scripting and story telling were the two things that drew me into Mass Effect and […]
I decided I’d add some reviews of art materials to my blog, as I often share tips and ideas on Facebook and social media. I’ve been testing different varnishes. My favorite overall is Liquitex High Gloss Varnish. It is a waterbased acrylic, and if you paint in multiple thin coasts, there is almost no drippage. […]
Leonid Afremov Oil Painting “Stormy Sunset” Super fast FREE shipping before Christmas Any painting for $109 Buy 2 get the third free Click on the link in my bio to get this deal #art #painting #lovely #afremov #art_spotlight #arts_help #instaart #instapic #instaartist #artatte #sea #unlimitedsunset #sunsetlovers #sunset_madness #sunset_pics #sunsetsniper #sunset_stream #sunset_hub #sunset_universe #sky_perfection #world_bestsky A […]
First Snows Paperweight – handcrafted moon-shaped resin and plasterite paperweight, with embedded maple leaves. 4 x 2 x 1 inches. $30.00 USD, includes shipping in USA and Canada. Please contact me for an estimate for shipping elsewhere.
I know I haven’t posted any new beaded art in a while. That’s because I have been working on a huge project. Jade is a life-sized mannequin that was commissioned by John Bead Company. The tropical embeaded design was a collaboration between myself and John Bead’s Creative Director Fernando DaSilva. Fernando presented the tropical theme, […]
Hi, today as I was locking up my bike to the handicap parking pole as I always do, but this time I found …#WJOYS Welland Joy Stone at the parking lot on Presidential Street in Welland. Thanks, that cheered me up a bit. Brian Cheered me up too! ~ Brandi
A horrified #WJOYS Welland Joystone Pumkin … I didn’t even notice what look like blood spots until I looked at the photo! It’s not blood though, it’s most likely fruit droppings of some kind … fruit that you can only buy on the weekend at this hiding place in Welland. This special #NFJOYS Niagara Joy […]
Down by the river, under the maple tree, a sunny JoyStone smiles up at me … #wjoys. #Welland If you live in Welland and you find this #wjoys Welland JoyStone … let me know! This stone has been taken! 🙂 May it bring joy to the finder. By the way, I welcome all new friend […]
More Niagara Falls and Welland JoyStones are out! Check out my Facebook page for additional hints.