The Sun, she lives

I can totally see how ancient civilizations judged their well-being by the appearance of the sun.

Days of rain and cold and fog does a number on us humans.

Lucky, the sun came out today to reassure us!!

And Blue birds are seeking nests!

Tea bag art:

ICAD May 31, 2016

ICAD 2016 CoverICAD starts June one

Index card art for two months

Daily challenges!

Art Prescription:  So ICAD 2016 starts tomorrow. Most days through June and July I will be working from prompts from Daisy Yellow http://daisyyellowart.com/vividlife/icad-2016-prompts-week-1

I did this last year and it’s such a fun way to create everyday. As you all know I create on index cards all through the year. They lend themselves to all kinds of media.

Join us!!

ICAD 2016 Cover Card:

 

Draw a Bird Day October 8, 2015

Sounding the alarm

Squats and bobs, tail held up high

Carolina Wren.

Art Prescription:  I love watching these spunky little birds bob and call. They have a distinctive little dance and posture. They are small, but they can cover a big territory with their chattering. Don’t we all need to know how far our voice carries? Are people hearing us when we ask for what we need?

Index card with pen and ink and colored pencil:

Index card Carolina Wren

Haiku December 21, 2012 Winter Solstice

First day of winter

Wind whips, whistles at window

Temperatures plunge!!

Art Prescription: A low in the 20’s! Well it is the first day of winter! Winter Solstice, also known as Yule, Midwinter, and the Longest Night is indeed the longest night. From here forward the nights shorten and the days lengthen setting off nature’s internal clocks for spring. It’s the most Yin day of the year! Both the astronomical and cultural history of this date are interesting, and  Mayans willing and the creek don’t rise, I’ll be back tomorrow!

let it snow 4

Haiku December 17, 2012 True Friendship

Friendship! A vessel

To share woes and joys, lifetime

Lift a glass in cheer!

Art Prescription:  This is the time of the year to celebrate all we have to be grateful for!! I’m so lucky to have great friends who trade the woes and joys of life. Life is a roller-coaster! We all experience the ups and downs, the long clicks up the hill…and the exhilarating ride, thrilling…the tenacious curves…and the moment when we catch our breath, and go on to the next ride. Life is ever-changing…put on your seat-belt!! and make sure your best friend is along for the ride!

Fluff & Twinkle