Hashtag: I Have This Thing with Museum Pics

I miss going to museums so much! I can't wait until I can start making it a habit again. There is a hashtag if you want to play along: #Ihavethisthingwithmuseumpics Do you know any others?  

Annie Howard – The Tattooed Venus

Annie Howard Annie Howard was known as the « tattooed Venus ». She was a spitfire rebel ; a divorcee who once slapped a man for insulting her tattoos, which landed her in jail for 10 days ! A news article states, that Annie was arrested early on in her career (1882)...

Paula Rego and Greyson Perry in Paris

Narrative and Figurative Art I was so encouraged and hopeful about the art world after seeing two exhibitions in Paris in October/November of 2018. Two artists working in a narrative and figurative genre. Narrative meaning that the image tells a story, and figurative...

Popland Art Show at Kochxbos Gallery in Amsterdam

Pop Land   Open borders to Pop Surrealism The new exhibition of KochxBos Gallery - Popland - shows the crème de la crème of Pop Surrealism art, made by sixteen internationally renowned artists who haven't exhibited in the Netherlands before. They come together in...

Germany Summer 2019

On Holiday in Stuttgart This art show in the red light district in a parking garage left me with mixed feelings. #fumesandperfumes Sex, fashion, perfect bodies and provocative images in an "urban" setting. I guess it's cool to see art in unexpected setting, but it...

Ecole de Louvre Part 3

July lesson at the Louvre. To change things up this time I went with a friend! It is very nice to sketch together, chat and then go to lunch 😁. This is supposed to be a group of feathers on the back of the soldier's helmet. He's in anguish after being captured. This...

Emma de Burgh

Emma De Burgh was one half of the first tattooed couple attraction, Emma and Frank De Burgh. She was entirely hand tattooed by Samuel O'Reilly the inventor of the tattoo machine. It's reasonable to assume that during the 18 months that it took him to tattoo Emma that...

Burger Boogaloo 2018

The Burger Boogaloo is a Bay Area punk and garage rock music festival. It started in 2012 and is famous for having John Waters as the Master of Ceremonies. I attended in 2018, it is held in Mosswood Park, Oakland, California. The festival is vaguely associated with...

Dog Tattoos

Fan Art- Coloring Book by Monsa Publishing

Here's some of the efforts by friends and clients who bought my coloring book from Monsa publishing. Some of these were sent to me during the confinement. The original intention of adult coloring books is as a relaxing pass time and stress relief, so I guess these...