CFFC: Mostly Monochrome

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with the theme of colors. This week the topic is basically one  color or hue. This photo was not shot nor edited black & white. The trees and clouds actually looked like this on a spring day in northern Wisconsin. Turtles at The Grove visitors’ center, Mt. Prospect, IL Chinese […]

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CFFC: Pastel Colors

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series – this week it is pastel colors. Some flowers are bright, while others have muted colors. Most marigolds are bright, but these are soft yellow and white. Dahlias come in all colors – some are bright, some are light. Artists experiment with all kinds of color […]

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WPC: Works of Art

Sue W.’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Work of Art.  Works of art are everywhere – an artist’s painting, a mural on a wall, a beautiful building, or natural works of art – a sunset, a rainbow, blooming flowers, animals – and animals creating their own works of art!  A work of art doesn’t […]

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Oddballs: Crazy Sculpture Park

September 28, 2018 We have been taking a short trip into Iowa, and spent a day and a half in Des Moines. We went to a well-known sculpture park, but I had heard about another one called the “Crazy Sculpture Park” located somewhere on the south side of the city. We stopped there on our […]

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RDP: Panoply of Animals

I didn’t set out to collect little animals, but in truth I love collecting little things from different cultures, and animals are universally loved. I have collected small animal figures from Mexico, Brazil, Tanzania and others that I have either acquired or inherited. I tried to fit most of them on one shelf for this […]

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CB&WPC: Carvings & Sculptures

Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is sculptures, carvings and statues. I have always loved Native Southwestern art and had often coveted my oldest sister’s collection of Navajo kachinas. Recently, I’ve begun to collect them for myself.  The first one I got is the round faced one with a feathered headdress, at the Crazy […]

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