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DCD #231 - September Sketch challenge

Here’s the sketch for Die Cuttin’ Divas’ September Sketch challenge —

I always try to use a Cricut cartridge for my DCD challenges because I have so many and I tend to neglect them.   222 more words

Paper Crafting

Between Sight and Insight

A creation is an offspring of sight and insight. Bharat Muni, the most eminent Indian aesthetician termed sight as the Vibhaav which means determinant and Insight as Anubhaav to get the resonance of vibhaav. 348 more words


Mireille van Eechoud (ed). The Work of Authorship. Amsterdam University Press, 2015.

Publisher’s description:

Technological and economic concerns have long been the drivers of debate about copyright. But diverse disciplines in the humanities—including literary studies, aesthetics, film studies, and the philosophy of art—have a great deal to offer if we wish to establish a more nuanced and useful conception of copyright and authorship. 37 more words


New project!

A psychopath’s selfportrait. (Detail) Edvin Larsson Scott. Watercolour and graphite on paper.

Today, my exhibition ended. I felt a sting of sorrow every time a took down a painting from the wall. 637 more words


The Artist's Bonfire

I face a challenge or a crossroads or something, something that seems important, perhaps crucial.  I have a feeling of what it is but I can’t find the words to describe this thing.  387 more words


Art for Social Cohesion

The famous Chinese philosopher Confucius was of the view that the main purpose of art is to cultivate those human virtues that foster intrinsic social harmony. 391 more words


The Six Limbs of Indian Art - Part II

The creation of an artwork begins in the lights of certain canons but ends in the frenzy which itself is the soul of all canons. 534 more words