Art Appreciation Appreciation





When Art Meets Nature

Thanks, Gene  


Painter Painting a Painter Painting a Painter


Thanks, Linda  


Jesus in salt


Thanks Vicki B




Vacay Away

Talented artist and long time B&P reader and contributor Mark W, aka MCW, has a website with some of his paintings.  Most of the painting are for sale and are really good. Here’s an example:  Click to enlarge.

Check out his collection: Paintings By MCW



FYI – American Gothic

 American Gothic is a painting by Grant Wood (1930), in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Wood’s inspiration came from the American Gothic House and a decision to paint the house along with “the kind of people I fancied should live in that house.” The painting shows a farmer standing beside […]


Street Art

Thanks Rich    


Family Tree

When we got home from our trip we discovered this new tree painted on out living room wall as a Father’s Day gift.  Artistry by my daughter Krisgo and her daughter Kaitie.  I love it!




Jelly Bean Reagan

We visited the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library today. One of the features was this portrait of the President made from jelly beans.

A close up view of the eyes…




Meanwhile, on the farm…


Thanks Cathy



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