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The Most Expensive Painting In The World – Da Vinci

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John Singer Sargent Painted More Than Portraits

Check out this beautiful nature painting by Sargent I discovered on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/ngadc/status/895350601688776704?s=09

Famous Women Artists – Or The Lack Thereof

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Famous Women Artists – Or The Lack Thereof

Women Artists

I found this article about the lack of knowledge of famous women artists, and the subsequent updating of it. As a woman artist, I believe it is important to bring overlooked women artists to the forefront of our consciousness. Start with naming the women artists in the photo above. Can’t recognize all of them? You’re not alone.  Read this article then share to spread the word.

 

A Frosty Morning in Idyllwild – Bikini Frog Protests

A Frosty Morning in Idyllwild – Bikini Frog Protests

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Idyllwild has finally been dusted with a precious snow blanket. The drought continues, but a small amount of relief has been granted. The only one complaining is my bikini frog.

A Hike Along The Ernie Maxwell Trail, Idyllwild, CA

A Hike Along The Ernie Maxwell Trail, Idyllwild, CA
Small Waterfall

Small Waterfall

We are three weeks into 2015. I hope you have had a great start to this year. 2014 ended in difficulty for me, and 2015 shows no relief. I think to myself I’ve got 11 more months to make this a great year.

One of the things I find comforting is to take a walk in the woods. When I hear bird calls, water flowing, and the wind tickling the tops of the pines, every care melts away.

The Ernie Maxwell Trail

The Ernie Maxwell Trail

Yesterday, February 20, 2015 dawned as fabulous spring day in the middle of winter. The temperature was in the mid 60’s with light streaky clouds. I decided to wipe the cares off my shoulders and take a hike. The minute I stepped onto the Ernie Maxwell Trail in Idyllwild, CA, my senses became more refined and I started listening to my animal friends. The first thing I heard was the screech of a hawk high overhead. Then the chime of finches talking to each other took over. A chipmunk scurried across the path to get out of my way. I stopped to listen to the rhythm of the wind dance in the tree tops.

Chipmunk

Chipmunk

Looking closely, I revel in the colors of the forest. The rocks hold beautiful shades of pink, orange, yellow, tans and browns.

Boulder along the Ernie Maxwell Trail

Boulder along the Ernie Maxwell Trail

I feel as if I become part of nature while I am on these hikes rather than a human separate from it. I appreciate the land, water, and sky and say a silent thank you to mother nature for providing all of the elements people need to survive.

The forest that surrounds the Ernie Maxwell Trail

The forest that surrounds the Ernie Maxwell Trail

Wishing You A Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
— Hamilton Wright Mabie

Merry Christmas to you.

Merry Christmas to you.

Happy Hanukkah to you.

Happy Hanukkah to you.

The World’s Most Expensive Art

The holidays have arrived. I have been thinking about presents to give to my loved ones. I whimsically daydream about giving my husband a master painting or photograph. This train of thought made me wonder what the most expensive paintings in the world are.

The Scream by Edvard Munch

The Scream by Edvard Munch

I research the subject and found this Wikipedia article that I thought you might enjoy as well.

If I happen to be on your list, I’ll take Edvard Munch’s The Scream. Thank you very much.

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