Tãby Church, Stockholm Almost a decade ago, I was wandering around the backblocks of Stockholm's upmarket outer suburbs and discovered a place of significance in Viking times. A living Time Capsule. Rune Stone Causeway in Stockholm At around 100 metres long, the so-called Jarlabanke's bridge, in Täby, Sweden, is a causeway or bridge, lined with… Continue reading Friendly Friday Blog Challenge – Time Capsule
Traditional Tuesday - [A look at traditional Art Forms] Poland is a country of deeply rooted culture and pursuits, not the least of which, is iconic Polish Folk Art forms, such as a specialist kind of stitching, called Kashuby embroidery. Initially used as a decoration for clothing, particularly folk costumes and women's caps, these distinctive… Continue reading Kashubian Embroidery
Friendly Friday Challenge – Art Unexpected
Sandy over at The Sandy Chronicles, is hosting this week's Friendly Friday photo challenge and the theme was so tempting, I had to showcase some of my unexpected artsy photographs. Art can be cathartic, fun, controversial or just a bit hard to understand. From a pumpkin photobombing in Japan, to the wilds of Australia's farming… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Art Unexpected
A Timeless Norwegian Art
What is Rosemaling? A traditional form of Norwegian decoration folk art, practised more in America today than in Norway itself. Find out why.
How to Design your Own Artwork – Space
Week 3 of the Design Challenge examines Space as an element in drawing your own piece of art.
Color Your World – Extending my Palette
Everyone perceives colour differently and it is a challenge to artists to seek and find the correct combination of colours. Help is here!