Tag Archives: drawing and painting

Winter Leaves

Although I can’t specifically remembering her telling me so, I’m sure Autumn was my Mom’s favorite  season.   I also know that Autumn Leaves was one of her favorite songs.  She liked the Roger Williams version known more for its cascading … Continue reading

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India Ink

India Ink is perhaps the oldest medium for writing, printing and drawing.  It is a simple black ink made from soot (or lampblack) mixed with one or more binding agents such as glue, shellac or gelatin.  It was made in … Continue reading

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Water Lilies

My family moved to East Haven, Connecticut, the summer before I started 4th grade.  Within easy walking distance of our house, there were three small lakes, or ponds.  The closest was Pollywog Pond, which was approximately a mile into the … Continue reading

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Art by Tomas

When I first began participating in the BlogDumps meme, Top Sites Tuesday, Tomas Karkalas was a regular participant.  Regardless of the theme, Tomas would link to one of his digital paintings.  Tomas was born in Lithuania in 1955, and according … Continue reading

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Who is Jack Goldstein?

Last week, while looking for things to do on the half-price ticket website, Goldstar, I found an ad for Jack Goldstein x 10,000 – A Retrospective at the Orange County Museum of Art.   I thought, Who the heck is Jack … Continue reading

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What It Is

More and more often, I’ve been leaving my Wednesday post … usually on art or writing … for Wednesday morning, something I rarely did in my first two years of blogging.   Am I becoming more relaxed about the whole thing … Continue reading

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Speaking of Art

Many years ago, I sat enjoying a Mystic Pizza at the Mystic Pizza in Mystic, Connecticut with two colleagues.  We were there as part of a group defining sonar concepts for the next generation of Navy ships.  Three engineers.   Somehow, … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 7/13/2012

When we decided to sell our house in Yorba Linda, CA and move across the freeway to Anaheim Hills, the consulting business was very good.   That allowed us to do something few couples get to do … completely refurnish our … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 6/29/2012

It has been an artsy-fartsy week here on Older Eyes – Bud’s Blog: photos of flowers on Monday; the art of film selection on Tuesday; Wednesday and Thursday … computer generated art.  So, I’m going to continue the trend on … Continue reading

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Science and Art Too

There is a definite advantage to blogging as an avocation instead of a vocation.  If were blogging for money and I posted on a topic that received, let’s say, the underwhelming interest yesterday’s post, Science and Art, did, I’d feel … Continue reading

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