Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

This is a woodcut from 1883, done by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo. “Thought to be the first manifestation of an art nouveau title page, the example seen here features stylized curvilinear designs and organic motifs inspired by nature, which typify the style that would be...

Kremer Pigments

If you love color, please view the pages titled “Colors of Nature” on the Kremer Pigments website.  The photos are gorgeous, with plants, flowers and minerals artfully arranged around bursts of pure color.  Although I rarely use pigments, sometimes I go to this site...

Robin Rosner

Robin Rosner paints landscapes in oil. The above painting is titled “Sunrise over Tuscany”. Robin’s work can be seen at two websites.Check out  more of her work at  RobinRosner or at...

Peabody Essex Museum

This piece  , a figurine from the tomb of an unknown ruler, AD 550 – 650,is from the show  “Fiery Pool:The Maya and the Mythic Sea”. Doesn’t this goat look like he is thinking? Here a some info from the website…”Surrounded by the sea in all directions, the...

Robin Denevan

Here is my favorite painting from the show titled “WORKING WITH WAX: Contemporary Encaustic Painting in Northern California.  And here is Robin’s Artist Statement, copied from the website. Robin Denevan’s latest work was inspired by his travels to China’s Yunnan...