On a recent Saturday night, I was in my dining room (it doubles as my art studio) using a power drill on what looks like a million found objects from my lawn. I would pause periodically and look down at the powdery, sawdust mess I was creating on my floor, table and clothing.
What am I doing? Why am I doing this? Have I lost my mind?
I didn’t bother answering the questions. Instead, I continued my art project with ardent determination. But I did decide it would be interesting to interview my artist friends.
That is how this new series was born! Continue reading It all started with “I have an idea….”
I just completed a new art piece, “Butterfly wings”.
Little tentative one, make haste and take flight with your shiny, gilded wings. While you may damage the wings along your journey you have what it takes to be courageous as a lion yet delicate and beautiful as a rose. Continue reading Little bashful one, make haste and take flight
Introducing “flourish”, the latest art piece available from Empirical Whimsy. Continue reading flourish
For Christmas 2019, I visited Crystal Bridges of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is my favorite museum because it has art that fits my taste.
One of the art displays featured books with Borax crystals. This intrigued me… Continue reading Memories of Tomorrow
I tried visiting the Dior exhibit when it opened months ago but tickets were sold out. With encouragement from a friend, I booked tickets for the last weekend of the exhibit. Here are the highlights. (highlights is an understatement. You … Continue reading Dior Exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art
When I started this series, I counted on Roy to participate. I went ahead and added him to my list of “yeses” even before I asked him. I’m very grateful he agreed. I think you’ll enjoy his response. Roy Garland If I had to pick one thing that motivates me more than anything else it is “family” and especially the support, teaching and simply being there for the kids. You see, I have two boys and it’s important (at least to me) that when they grow old and have their own kids, they will not look back … Continue reading What motivates you, Roy Garland?
I was on a quest to find a photo (I have over 200,000 photos) when I found this gem. I vaguely remember taking the picture and until now haven’t had a reason to share. Enjoy! Camera: Canon G11 Date … Continue reading Lost & Found