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Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/20~

Perhaps the most famous father-son duo in the architectural world, these two designers left profound influences upon the cities where they did their work, were awarded AIA Gold Medals, and share the same day of birth. 33 more words

Visual Arts

Hands Sketch

Here’s a quick watercolor/charcoal/pencil sketch of my brother Dave’s hands. It is a wonderful experience watching his hands in action at the piano. I would love to do a series of detailed drawings and paintings of his hands frozen at different times during a performance. 8 more words

Personal Stories

Bench Series, No. 14: Slatted Bench

It was just a walk in the park. This interesting bench only has vertical slats. I like the zig-zaggy shadows.

Personal Stories

The remote wilderness of Indonesia’s Maluku Islands provides a magnificent backdrop for this gentle journey of youthful discovery.

In a secluded village in Indonesia’s beautiful Maluku Islands, ten-year-old Salawaku’s older sister has gone.

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On The Other Side

Some friends asked me why I chose Paints And Quills for my domain name. And instead of disappointing them with an “I really have no idea…blah, blah…blah” answer which was the truth at that time, my usual reply was that those were the first words that came into my mind (yeah, after some six hours of sitting in front of a PC with a mental black out). 180 more words

Creative Writing

Donald Trump's spying on citizens, sculpture and 'free speech'

This video from the USA says about itself:

Trump’s DOJ Demands Personal Info On 1.3M Visitors to ‘DisruptJ20Inauguration Protest Website

18 August 2017…

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Human Rights