Category Archives: Famous Works of Art

This One Almost Didn’t Happen

I know last month I said that you probably wouldn’t be seeing any stippling during Inktober, but, yes, what you’re looking at is all little dots. Of course, without reading the caption I’ve added, it’s not going to look like

This One Almost Didn’t Happen

I know last month I said that you probably wouldn’t be seeing any stippling during Inktober, but, yes, what you’re looking at is all little dots. Of course, without reading the caption I’ve added, it’s not going to look like

Pen and Ink – Today

Over the last few days I’ve been browsing online, learning about pens, inks, and artists who have worked with them. I’ve shared a bit of the knowledge I’ve found, and I hope you’ve enjoyed looking back at the past history

Pen and Ink – Today

Over the last few days I’ve been browsing online, learning about pens, inks, and artists who have worked with them. I’ve shared a bit of the knowledge I’ve found, and I hope you’ve enjoyed looking back at the past history

Pen and Ink – Famous Works

As I continue exploring the history of pen and ink, I’m awed by the works of famous artists. For me, at this stage of my art-learning journey, such works are more intimidating than inspiring. First, here’s a self-portrait by Rembrandt.

Pen and Ink – Famous Works

As I continue exploring the history of pen and ink, I’m awed by the works of famous artists. For me, at this stage of my art-learning journey, such works are more intimidating than inspiring. First, here’s a self-portrait by Rembrandt.

Pen and Ink — The Renaissance

For me, getting ready for Inktober has led to a renaissance of sorts, a rebirth of my interest in pen and ink drawing, and a whole new appreciation for the art. Well, except for dip pens. Despite a lot of

Pen and Ink — The Renaissance

For me, getting ready for Inktober has led to a renaissance of sorts, a rebirth of my interest in pen and ink drawing, and a whole new appreciation for the art. Well, except for dip pens. Despite a lot of

Pen and Ink – An Early History

Inktober is in the air! My supplies are on the table, my excitement level is mounting, and I’m counting down the days until the event begins. I would never have thought I would love ink and Inktober so much, but

Pen and Ink – An Early History

Inktober is in the air! My supplies are on the table, my excitement level is mounting, and I’m counting down the days until the event begins. I would never have thought I would love ink and Inktober so much, but

Sunflowers

I’ve been in a sunflower state of mind lately. Maybe it began when my husband and I saw a few sunflowers and talked about growing some in our garden — such as it is — next year. Sunflowers are fun, filled with

Sunflowers

I’ve been in a sunflower state of mind lately. Maybe it began when my husband and I saw a few sunflowers and talked about growing some in our garden — such as it is — next year. Sunflowers are fun, filled with

Between the Tides

I admit that my art education is lacking, so I’m rarely surprised when I “meet“ a new artist. It happened yesterday as I was browsing around and found myself learning about the Newlyn School of painting, and one of the artists

Between the Tides

I admit that my art education is lacking, so I’m rarely surprised when I “meet“ a new artist. It happened yesterday as I was browsing around and found myself learning about the Newlyn School of painting, and one of the artists