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Three Things: The Mother Edition

2017 May 15

In honor of all of my fellow mothers out there: let’s all take a little lie down. For a second. Because, let’s face it, that’s all we usually get.

 

Barrington Watson, Mother and Child, 1958-59. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica.

 

David Graeme Baker, July Bride, 2008. Oil on linen mounted on panel. www.davidgbakerpainting.com

 

Mary Cassatt, Breakfast in Bed, 1897. Oil on canvas. The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

 

Three Things: The Kid Edition

2017 May 8

As we approach Mother’s Day, let’s focus on the little folks who make mothers what they are: crazy people. Just kidding. But let’s give some young’uns some adventures, shall we?

 

Angela Strassheim, Untitled (Horses), from Left Behind series. Photograph. www.angelastrassheim.com

 

Holly Andres, River Road: Milepost 39, from The Fallen Fawn series. Photograph. www.hollyandres.com

 

Jeremy Geddes, Acedia, 2012. Oil on board. www.jeremygeddesart.com

 

Three Things: The Dog Edition

2017 April 17

This week, let’s study the dog. Here are three pooches to get your pen started!

 

Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés, Untitled, from Unprepared & Unsorted series. Photograph. www.alvarosh.es

 

Jasper Oostland, Pug, 2008. Acrylic on canvas. www.jasperoostland.com

 

Anna Ådén, Untitled from Midwinter Night series. Photograph. www.imable.se

 

Three Things: The Birthday Balloon Edition

2017 March 7

Today marks Hazel & Wren’s sixth birthday! While we celebrate quietly amongst ourselves, let’s write about a birthday balloon (or another occasion that calls for a balloon). Cheers!

 

Julie Blackmon, Birthday Girl, from Domestic Vacations. Photograph. www.julieblackmon.com

 

Jasper Oostland, Zwarte ballon (Black balloon), 2007. Acrylic/silver foil on canvas. www.jasperoostland.com

 

David Graeme Baker, Cutout, 2013. Oil on panel. www.davidgbakerpainting.com