Photo Taken By Me, Cheryl Larkin, Of A Painting I Painted Talk about a huge surprise for me. I was contacted by an Art Director for the TV Show Criminal Minds. She was asking if she could purchase a high res digital download photo of one of my paintings. Of course, I was thrilled and said sure thing. I mean what a deal for me. I get paid what I was aksing for the original painting but I get to Continue reading read more »
Cosmocopia by Paul Di Filippo (Website, Goodreads)Published by Open Road Integrated Media on 2 September 2014 Pages: 304 ISBN: 9781497664654 Format: eARC Source: Advanced Reviewer's Copy Goodreads Buy Amazon UK • Buy Amazon USA • Amazon CA •Waterstones•Buy at Foyles • An insane, broken pulp-art painter gets chance at redemption in a phantasmagoric science fiction wonder from a true master of the weird Before his stroke and the onset of old age, Frank Lazorg was the king of the fantasy illustrators—with a... read more »
Hello everyone.Today the sun decided to show its colors and gifting us with their brilliance and so I leave here one of my little creations to celebrate. As always, you may find prints at my store S6.I wish you a great Sunday and a fantastic week. read more »
Hello everyone. I finally got to my hundredth post and you have been here all along, I thank you for your interest which has kept me motivated.Along that line of thought I made a while ago this watercolor that has it's inspiration in this Aeschylus's quote: "From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow."As always you can find prints of it at S6.I wish you all a wonderful week :). read more »
Hello everyone!This week I'm gambling with my heart spades card, I hope I'll win this game. You can go to my S6 and find one for your self, it might be handy.Have a great week :) read more »
Hello everyone. I hope your weekend has being pleasant, mine was interesting, there was still sunshine which was unexpected given the weather predictions around here. That deserves a small celebration with this seven colors.I wish you all awesome week. :) read more »
Hello everyone!Here is another small creation of mine still in summer spirit. You can find prints of this work at my S6 shop.Hope you're having a wonderful weekend and I wish you a great week. read more »
September 30th, 2013: With most of the carpentry complete, more details on the interior and exterior of the house are starting to be completed. The slate for the entryway has been delivered:
Tile in the laundry room, ready to be grouted:
Painting has started simultaneously, so there are protective sheets up all over the house.
The primer coat of paint in the keeping room gives us an idea of what it will eventually look like. We have chosen a warm, neutral beige, to keep the space open.
October 3, 201... read more »
Earlier in the month, the full moon was extra luminous because of its proximity to the earth, a "supermoon." At the shore, all full moons are amazing, as they rise over the horizon, especially if the timing has it rising after dark. The reflections on the water are brilliant and the cool bluish light bounces around effectively lighting the entire beach.
Full Moon Fishing TripI had beenwanting to try a moonlight painting, but coulda moonscapeactually be done en plein air? I suppose, but before Itried... read more »
Overlooking the sea front in the town of Ballycastle on the North Antrim coast is this modern piece of sculpture depicting The Children of Lir. From an old Irish legend.
Bodb Derg was elected king of the Tuatha Dé Danann, much to the annoyance of Lir. In order to appease Lir, Bodb gave one of his daughters, Aoibh, to him in marriage. Aoibh bore Lir four children: one girl, Fionnuala, and three sons, Aodh and twins, Fiachra and Conn.
Aoibh died, and her children missed her terribly. Wanting to keep Li... read more »