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
This week, let’s revisit some open doors. An inviting (or perhaps ominous?) threshold of some kind is presented to your character. What next?
Hollie Chastain, Awaits. Collage on panel. www.holliechastain.com
Rodney Smith, The Door. Photograph. www.rodneysmith.com
Andrew Wyeth, Cooling Shed, 1953. Tempera on panel. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
Good Monday to you, dear writers. All partied out? Let’s recover with some sleep, just in time for the next party on Wednesday night. Happy New Year!
Bo Bartlett, School of the Americas, 2010. Oil on panel. www.bobartlett.com
Henri Cartier–Bresson, Barrio Chino, Barcelona, 1933. Photograph. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
Sally Mann, Black Eye, 1991. Photograph. www.sallymann.com
I’m in a cloud-gazing mood. This week, let’s write a cloud into our story/scene/poem/what-have-you. Need it be a boring little fluffy thing in the middle of a bright, blue sky? Well, that’s entirely up to you.
Alfred Stieglitz, Equivalent, 1930. Photograph.
Phil Toledano, The Woods. Photograph. www.mrtoledano.com
Roy Lichtenstein, Cloud and Sea, 1964. Porcelain enamel on steel. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.
Psst, it’s Online Open Mic week! This is your last chance to get feedback on your work-in-progress for two whole months, since we’ll be taking an Open Mic break for the month of January. You have today and tomorrow to submit your piece! Go!