Huntington Beach Pier by Greg Tucker photo
REVIEW of Downtown-LA, the early years: This week, we introduce jet-setter, fine art photographer Richard Dewhirst as Artist of the Week
This shot of the distinctive DowntownLA skyline was taken by the reflection surrounding the LA DWP building. It's a spectacular sight and a perfect place to drink-in the view because you get two for the price of one!
"I generally prefer nature & landscape photography, I enjoy being outdoors in natural scenic locations, whether or not I'm taking photographs."
I enjoy photographing all subjects including insects & reptiles...but those genres certainly do not have the universal appeal as do subjects such as sunsets & baby mammals. I also enjoy hiking...
REVIEW: Rather it’s a painting or photography, Nature itself is the source of life for fine-art photographer Greg Tucker
Greg has been published in numerous books, calendars and magazines including Practical Photography, Nature's Best Photography, Digital Camera World, Popular Photography, Photographic Monthly, Nature Photographer...
Greg's photography has been displayed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C., featured on the National Geographic, Arizona Highways, and National Wildlife Federation websites, and...
Salient Sunday: Debbie Zeitman’s encore of “Before they Go” – Linda J. Albertano in her studio, see the Photo Exhibit at Wabi-Sabi
“I call myself a multi-disciplinarian because I love everything that is creative. I studied film at UCLA. I started as a singer/songwriter. And then got into performance art.”
In my kindergarten art class, sunlight dripped through finger paint covered windows.
I learned the primaries, red blue yellow, you could make the whole rainbow from just three colors.
you’re older when you tell yourself you only looked at female anatomical models for reference
but this girl made me understand why they say, pretty as a painting. ...
Excerpt from the sensual love poem “Honey Suckle Kisses” by Synthia SAINT JAMES + Happy 50th Anniversary Synthia! – Find out more…
You were so stunningly radiant
yet so very real
when I first laid eyes on you
The soft light in the dimly lit room
highlighted and tenderly
embraced your face
like in an exquisite oil painting
from another period
time and place
The essence of the Renaissance
mixed with a touch
of the French Impressionist ...
"Around 1966, I was bitten after hours by a standard poodle named Coco. My pediatrician had to make a house call to give me a tetanus shot. I wanted to marry Dr Sokoloff and faked sick all the time so he would have to examine me. I was three. He was James Coburn’s double. I’d seen “Ride Lonesome”; I already knew my future husband would be like a steak at The Palm, a Prime Porterhouse; rough-hewn on the outside, tender underneath."
Susan Hayden is the Creator/Producer & Curator of the monthly, mixed-genre literary series, Library Girl, now in its 9thyear at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, CA. In 2015, she was presented with the Bruria Finkel/Artist In The Community Award by the Santa Monica Arts Commission for her “significant contributions to the energetic discourse within Santa Monica’s arts community.” Susan’s proudest achievement has been raising her son, singer-songwriter Mason Summit.
Purple Umbrella by Charles Bibbs – creator of the Black Madonna in the movie, “The Secret Life of Bees”
In his 47 years as an artist, Charles Bibbs has received over 100 recognitions and awards for his art and philanthropic spirit, including the “Key to the City” awards in 7 major cities across the United States. His Work has been widely featured in films, such as the “The Secret Life of Bees” (he created the ‘Black Madonna’ subject for this movie), television, books and CD covers including six cover designs for the Urban Knight Collection that features legendary musicians Ramsey Lewis and Grover Washington.
041418 “Look at Me” – Also, a must read and see are Peter Nelson and Rohitash Rao’s book series’ that JK Rowling called “absolutely wonderful—fast-paced, inventive, engaging, and hilarious.”
In 2009 Rohitash and his longtime writing partner, Peter Nelson, published their first children’s book, “Herbert’s Wormhole” through Harper Collins. J.K. Rowling gave it a thumbs up and it soon led to a trilogy. The books are now sold all over the U.S., Brazil and Korea. Their second book series, “Creature Keepers” is a 4-book series and book 4 was released last October, 2017.