Posts tagged with ‘creativity’

  • The Iguana's Grotto by Polly Castor

    New Acrylic Abstract: The Iguana’s Grotto

    By on March 3, 2014

    Here is a new painting of mine titled The Iguana's Grotto. It is 16" x 20" and done in...

  • New Oil Pastel: Cup Bearer to a Persian King

    By on February 22, 2014

    I painted this 11" x 14" work in oil pastel. This approach to oil pastel is original, and is...

  • Featured Artist: Birger Sandzen

    By on February 8, 2014

    I absolutely love the work of Sven Birger Sandzen. The painting above is my favorite of his, with a...

  • Book Review: Hundertwasser for Kids

    By on January 25, 2014

    When I became interested in Hundertwasser, I interlibrary loaned the couple books available on him. One of them was...

  • Fun Word Game

    Fun Word Game We Played at Dinner

    By on December 19, 2013

    This happened spontaneously at dinner on Tuesday among uproarious hilarity. What an odd family we are! It felt...

  • Featured Artist: Constance Bacon

    By on November 24, 2013

    I have been working in the pottery studio on sgraffito pots which you saw here on this blog. I...

  • My First Sgraffito Pots

    By on November 5, 2013

    I’ve been wanting to try this technique for some time. Sgraffito is the process of scraping away underglaze while...

  • My Mom’s Abstract Watercolors

    By on October 14, 2013

    Recently, I’ve taken the photos below of the abstract watercolor paintings by my mother that I own, and I...

  • Art at Swarthmore

    By on October 7, 2013

    At Swarthmore, while our son was busy, we checked out the art scene there by going to both campus...

  • Playing with Oil Resist

    By on September 26, 2013

    I have a ton of ideas to try and just took my first tiny step today in one of...

  • Tree Trunk Sweaters?

    By on September 25, 2013

    Does anyone know what is going on with this? Here is a collection of photos I’ve taken recently of...

  • Newtown Arts Festival

    By on September 22, 2013

    Today I went to the Newtown Arts Festival. Last spring, I was recruited to be in this, but demurred....