Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Tangerines’ painting in progress

As much as I love the color orange, particularly how it energizes my gaze in the winter season when the sky remains gray for days.. I feel that these tangerines should be anything but, orange.  Perhaps, I am gravitating more … Continue reading

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Tangerines for a New Painting

Inspired by one of my lovely wife’s beautiful still-life for painting such as these tangerines, I decided to use a recently primed cigar box to create this drawing for a mixed-media. Since this box is rather small, my goal is … Continue reading

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Wintry Weather – A Time to Create!

Most to our fortune, the highly anticipated winter storm barely hit the Washington, DC Metro area, leaving us a couple of inches of snow and a lovely wintry landscape – A blessing I am grateful for!  By 3 PM, the … Continue reading

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A Serving Dish for Olives

It has been a while that I have been looking in stores for an artistic and functional serving dish for olives.  Since I couldn’t find anything original in the market, I decided to make it with clay! In the spirit … Continue reading

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A Serendipitous Urban Rainbow under my feet!

Walking to work under a rainy morning the other day, I unexpectedly relived one of  the joys of my early childhood:  To discover and gaze at an abstract painting of iridescent colors spontaneously produced by the mixture of water and … Continue reading

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The Simplicity and Elegance of Clay

Clay speaks spontaneously to my hands in ways no other art material or medium can do! I seldom create two vases in a row for, the glazing process of coloring my complex designs are time-consuming.  Nevertheless, it is a small … Continue reading

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