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JSP Week In Review ~ 3.26.17

I logged into my LinkedIn account yesterday and it told me it was John Madere’s birthday. (What would we do without social media that shouts this type of info at us all the time.) 315 more words

Visual Week In Review

Forms

In case you wondered where the follow-up to the Notes on Composition post is. It will come, eventually. I am still thinking about it – and maybe too much so. 572 more words

Art & Photography

Determination or Selfishness?

At a time of the year when considered wisdom would be to produce an opinion piece about planning, goal setting and collation of ideas, it was a chance encounter at a great photographic exhibition that generated alternate thought processes. 642 more words

Photography

Frida Kahlo

In high school – Art was definitely my favorite class. In fact, had my father gone along with the idea, my career would have headed in that direction. 140 more words

Diego Rivera

Edward Weston's color photographs

For me Edward Weston (1886-1958) was the photographer most responsible for photography coming to be considered a fine art (rather than a craft). He was one of the founders of the f64 group, championing ultra-sharp images rather than the soft-focus impressionism of some earlier art photographers (f64 was the smallest aperture on the bulky cameras he and… 681 more words

Photography

tell me what to knit

We have just sent the Inspired by Islay book to the printers! All is very well here, apart from the fact that I currently find myself with… 394 more words

Knitting