Random art – An A-Z Alphabetical Random Artists. The aim is to feature one for each letter of the alphabet. This is not only to expand my knowledge – but to get me back into blogging more regularly. My method will be to choose alphabetically 3 at random, look at them all and pick theContinue reading “New Random Artists”
This is a little project I was working on a while ago. I think I will continue to develop this. The heroine flies in to mediate between the protagonist and his rival. Will she be successful?
Maurice de Vlaminck (b. 1876-1958 Paris, France). was one of the original founders of a group of artists called the Fauvists. The small group of artists, whose members included Henry Matisse and Andre Derain used pure of vibrant colour, this caused them to be named ‘Fauves’ (wild beasts) by art critic Louis Vauxcelles after seeingContinue reading “It’s Maurice De Vlaminck’s Birthday – Raw Power”
The time never seems the time lately. I seem to have had more time to blog before I retired. I really can’t work it out at all. I really must handle time more efficiently and set time aside to blog again. I think I’ve made yet another start on my other blog (Bookstains) with aContinue reading “Dinner Time!”
Just a quick reflection: I have not wrote anything for Echostains since May. I keep meaning to get around to it, but something either crops up or gets in the way and I think er tomorrow….only, like mañana, tomorrow never comes. I need to give this site a complete overhaul, it’s long overdue. I alsoContinue reading “Reflection”
More reasons to be chairful, especially on this rainy miserable day. AKA as any excuse to indulge my curiosity for weird and playful chairs. ‘Some people say that knowledge is sat in your lap’ (Kate Bush). Lap that wisdom up by trying out this bronze and mixed media ‘Man chair’ by Ruth Franken (1924-2006) ThisContinue reading “Chairs with Satitude”