Gourd Sculptures

Art, by lauren, February 16, 2017, 6 Replies

After growing gourds this past summer, I was left with many vessels that had broken or become weak in some place as they were drying. Some were even broken into by squirrels. Instead of throwing away the pieces, I decided to make gourd sculptures: half basket, half bowl. I love the way they turned out! 

Reading

Art, by lauren, October 25, 2016, 4 Replies

Seeing Things: A Kid’s Guide to Looking at Photographs, by Joel Meyerowitz This book caught my eye from across the store when I stopped in at Winslow’s Home for a bowl of soup last week. I had to see what was inside. As I walked closer, I read the title and was so curious. How do you talk to … Continue reading “Reading”

Art I Love: Brooke Shaden

Art, by lauren, March 10, 2016, Leave a Reply

Andrew recently turned my attention to photographer Brooke Shaden‘s work and I immediately fell in love. There’s an otherworldly quality to her art, which is ethereal and full of joy and movement. Brooke works to capture fantastic realities within her photographic frame. By using painterly techniques as well as the square format, traditional photographic properties … Continue reading “Art I Love: Brooke Shaden”