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"What Did You Fall In Love With?"

Every once in a while, I nourish my Self by taking what  Julia Cameron calls “Art Dates” in her book, The Artist’s Way.  Typically, these are special dates with one’s self to seek inspiration and nurture the artist within. 389 more words


There Were Others Before Matisse

Photo above: Public Domain (Wikimedia Commons) “La Blouse Romaine” by Henri Matisse

Romanians were very proud when Yves Saint Lauren used a Matisse painting motif in a modern ensemble at his fashion show in 1981. 456 more words


#51. Alan Gouk writes on the Shchukin Collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

The Shchukin Collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris has been extended to 5th March 2017.


This unmissable show is likely to be the highlight of this year and possibly of the decade. 1,769 more words

Henri Matisse

Mad about Matisse

It’s no secret….I am absolutely MAD about MATISSE.  I have probably mentioned my love of Matisse in several blogs, so I will spare you all the details, but I still have to share this darling,  123 more words

Elementary Art

Drawing with Scissors

Hello there!

Do you know about the artist Henri Matisse? Well, he was an unstoppable artist who never gave up. Henri was one of those few fortunate artists who were well known when they were ALIVE! 420 more words


x+1 of 100 (after Matisse's Piano Lesson)

1 of 100

willfully lets go

being construct-
ed; persp-

figuration of size
boy, half-finished
hung in the distance
femme au tabouret… 61 more words


A case...

for blinkies.

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse

The words of one of my mentors often creeps into my mind.

“Sheryl, first learn the rules then… 182 more words