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Camille Bombois - 'Naive Artist'

I have recently been reading about Naive art – artists who had no professional training, usually because they could not afford it. Camille Bombois has a style that has really caught my eye, as it very much reminds me of… 296 more words


What the Heck! Old People Don't Get Married!

Cousin Katie got married!  What the heck!  Old people don’t married. An old man and his old, old grouchy mama came to visit.   I was only four in 1932 and got this news, like most of life’s important information, from my favorite eavesdropping post under the table. 1,677 more words


lbeth1950 reblogged this on Nutsrok and commented:

Reblog of an old post.  Original art by Kathleen Swain who is now 87.  This is her story.

Textiles - "Traditional Rug Hooking" part one

In the past textiles could not be readily available to our colonists. The ocean voyages were tedious, long and dangerous. Sailors setting out over ocean became easily bored and took to the hook. 471 more words


Stroke of a Brush - part one

Paintings by elizabeth mclaughlin

oil, acrylic, wood block, canvas, board

“Spring Field”

“Apple and Pears”




“Tulip Line-up”

“Single Tree”

“I Love Paris” … 13 more words


Musée du Petit Palais Photo Diary

In June of 2015, I visited the Musée du Petit Palais in Avignon and was enamored by the Italian primitive and early Renaissance painting as well as the impressive Renaissance works rendered by the French Avignon School. 91 more words


Brother Mask

Today’s watercolor experiment:

I have been gradually abstracting more and more from an original grainy photograph of my older brother Mike (see Mike Crying). … 171 more words

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