Reposted blog. Here is an excerpt from the chapter, The Art of Contemplation of Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively. WHAT IS A VERMEER? At first glance, an almost photographic realism pervades each room. Light moves with transparent energy, usually through a side window into the center of domestic space. […]
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Scottish painter George Henry (1858-1943) was a member of the Glasgow School of Art, an influential group of artists in that city. He also had a fascination with Japanese art and traveled to that country.
Since many of us are at home, “social distancing,” we are likely to have more time to develop our inner creativity and to apply it to our personal cycle of everyday living. Here is an excerpt from my book, THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES: LEARNING TO LIVE CREATIVELY that can provide some ways to enhance and enrich […]
As many of us are changing our everyday lives, spending most of our time at home, we might want to view its spaces in a new way. For instance, how about a favorite window? THE MAGICAL WINDOW PAINTING WITH YOUR EYES AND MIND So think beyond your windowsill and its artificial barriers……the prospect […]
German artist Adolph von Menzel (1815-1905) was acclaimed for the realism of his works of art, but also admired by artists like French Impressionism.
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A TIME FOR REFLECTION THE QUEST TO LIVE CREATIVELY After more than 5 years of “blogging” on a regular basis, I’ve decided it is time for an interlude—a period of reflection (like Van Gogh’s Madame Ginoux below) during which I may discover new ideas […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. VISUAL AWAKENINGS EXPLORING THE ART OF MINDFULNESS COMING WEDNESDAY The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
BE SURE to click on the work of art to ENLARGE or ENHANCE it. THE ART OF TRANQUILITY THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES Have you ever reflected on the beauty of Japanese fans? Arranged below in an exquisite quintet created by Hokusai (1760-1849), a master of ukiyo-e (translation: pictures from The Floating World). With colors fresh […]