Ice Skating Artwork – A Visual Journey on IceJanuary 28, 2021
Ice skating is a beloved winter activity and I’ve been an avid participant (all year round) since I was a little girl. As such, I really enjoy looking at ice skating in artworks from centuries past. It’s fun...
The Idyllic Winters in Croatian Naïve ArtJanuary 27, 2021
Croatian naïve art is a specific style of art which originated in a small rural municipality called Hlebine. It began simply as an appreciation of the artworks of uneducated peasants. But later, it became a recognizable style with a...
Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Snowy Landscape Paintings to EnjoyDecember 21, 2020
Snow. You either love it, or hate it. Are you able to picture a fresh snow fall in your mind? Or is it falling outside your window as you read this article? Either way, there is nothing quite...
The Summer Feels So Far Away! – Ten Beaches in ArtDecember 8, 2020
In the Northern Hemisphere, we have now the gloomy dark time of the year, where our only consolation is waiting for Christmas. The summer feels so far away! But do you still remember the joy of being on...
Art Advent Calendar of NativitiesDecember 1, 2020
Today December starts and that means it is the countdown until Christmas Day. To celebrate, here is an art advent calendar of nativity scenes, arranged in chronological order. 1. Domenico di Ghirlandaio Domenico Ghirlandaio was an Italian Renaissance...
Painting of the Week: Winslow Homer, Summer SquallOctober 11, 2020
The crashing waves roar with a deafening thunder, and the foamy spray flies with a quickening speed. Great gusts of wind blow the waters over the rocks and over the sea shore. A storm of monstrous size lands...
The Best Autumn Foods in Still-Life PaintingsSeptember 26, 2020
I love everything about autumn – the cool, crisp air, the warm sweaters, the sense that the holiday season will soon arrive. But most of all, I love autumn food! In my humble opinion, no time of year...
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