Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. She captures tender, deep affection between mothers and children.Born: May 22, 1844, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United StatesDied: June 14, 1926, Paris, France...more

Art and the Calling I Didn't Heed

Do you sometimes get the feeling that you’re looking for more in life? I do. A lot.It’s not that I’m not happy with what I have. It’s more of the fact that I haven’t really been spreading my wings far enough. I’m living a sheltered life away from adventure, basking in the security of my condo unit as I enjoy the things I do: reading, caring for my family, and writing....more

Pick Your Favorite Artists and Painters

After two weeks of political conventions and energized social media, I thought it might be time for a poll that offers choices a little less contentious and fraught with polarization. This week we want to talk about art. Who are your favorite artists? Do you appreciate the grand old masters like Da Vinci or Michelangelo? Wouldn't you just love to see the Mona Lisa smile in real life? Or perhaps you find Van Gogh's tormented life and gorgeous transcendent paintings the most inspiring?...more
My favorite panting of of time is Starry Night....I have always loved that painting since I ...more


Anne KimballLife on the Funny Farm...more

Home art

My name is Anna and I love paintings and modern art. My favourite artist is Salvador Dhali, but I also like the works of Van Gogh. In my spare time I walk my dog Alex.  ...more

My Husband’s Paintings (365 Days of Blessings – Day 136)

I am thankful for my husband’s paintingsWhen we were dating I ran across a sketch book of my husband’s. I was amazed at the intricate detail in his sketches. Since then I have kept everything he’s ever drawn (yes, even paper tablecloths drawn with crayons at restaurants). I even make him sign each and every one. A few years ago he started painting. First was oils. I love the texture that comes with the oil medium. Then he started to experiment with Acrylics (his new favourite). Either way, I’m his biggest fan!Warmest regards,...more

The Color of Creativity An Etsy Treasury by Bath Factory

Celtic Creativity Treasury on Etsy! am so honored to be chosen in this treasury, and have my Celtic Knotwork Wolf painting featured!  This is a neat treasury and I hope you will like it as well. There are a lot of neat items including a toddler sized Scally cap and it looks soo cute!...more

Fantasy in Blue Treasury Stars bracelet from Etsy...more

Mixed Media

Soothe And Cure Yourself By Studying Mixed Media...more