Top Posts of 2016

I like to look back at what I have written over the past 12 months and look at the data coming out of Google Analytics.  What is interesting is the top posts are not from this year.  It’s older content that is getting searched. And then I was 40… And …

Latest Acquisitions

I recently picked up two more PC Sheppard paintings at auction.  Peter Clapham Sheppard was born in Toronto on October 21, 1881. He apprenticed at engraving houses such as at Rolph, Clark, Stone Ltd. in Toronto, where he became a highly skilled lithographer. He received his art training at the …

Moustache cups!

To help my fund raising efforts I have added a bonus for anyone who donates $50 or more.  A moustache mug!  There are a number of different styles and some came out better than others.  If you are interested I am at http://mobro.co/daavq Related Posts:PotteryLatest AcquisitionsPottery is universalMore pottery samplesLessons from …

Top art films

So I wanted to list my top art films, that is films about art, not art films like David Lynch’s Eraserhead.  I can’t really put these in any particular order but I thought I would describe why I like each film so much. Woman in Gold Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds …

Latest Acquisitions

I added two new pieces to my pottery collection. The first, is from Iceland by Aldis and I bought it because it captures the essence of Iceland very well. The bottom half is a dark black glaze which is very dense reminiscent of the black volcanic beaches.  The top is …