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'Action Paint' Cookies

Fun Fact: I have worked as a camp counselor. More specifically with arts & crafts.

One of my favorite lessons to work with is on ‘Action Paint’, like the work of Jackson Pollack. 731 more words


The Natural World

In a probably apocryphal story the painter Jackson Pollock was asked by someone curious about his paintings why he didn’t work from nature. Pollack was said to have quickly retorted – ‘I don’t need to work from nature, I am nature!’ 447 more words

SOTHEBY'S • East Side Children's Art Show

300 kids showed off their artwork at SOTHEBY’S last week………and a lot of these kids said they want to be artists when they grow up. 53 more words



Jackson Pollack at the National Gallery of Art.


My favourite jazz covers from the 1960s - Cleopatra, modern art and a spotty dog.

A trussed up Nazi, hand-grenades on the table and a sub-machine gun slung across his back is not quite the scene you’d usually expect from an album by a jazz pianist. 1,345 more words


Art as anger management

I felt very angry.

I went to the art supplies shop and bought three of the biggest canvasses I could find. Much to my disgust I couldn’t fit the bloody things in the car boot. 230 more words


Making a Giant Impression!

I must admit that I was not a big fan of modern art. When people would talk about Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollack, and Chuck Close, I would be polite, but truly, I didn’t understand the appeal. 956 more words