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moose sculpture made from nails

moose sculpture made from nails

artist: Bill SecundaHe makes animals out of nails. Ripley’s Believe It or Not owns one of his bison and moose. from artprize.org: Artist bio: As a young boy,Bill spent many hours watching a neighbor weld and fabricate heavy equipment.The welding process intriqued him. During welding classes, Bill would practice his welding techniques by turning lifeless […]

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free 35mm film developing and prints

free 35mm film developing and prints

Today Walgreens is offering free developing and 4×6″ prints from one roll of 35mm film. Now I have a decision to make. Firstly, I won’t be using this service for any of the film in my five active 35mm cameras (Nikon FE, Petri 7s, Vivitar PZ3115, Target diposable camera, and Argus Super Seventy-Five). My standard […]

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Google Images #1 Chicago painting

Google Images #1 Chicago painting

Here’s what’s currently shown as the number one search result for “Chicago painting” on Google Images. “The Bean…Chicago Painting”Karen Margulis7 in X 5 in (17.8 cm X 12.7 cm), dry pastel$95 USD Firstly, I have to say that calling a dry pastel drawing a “painting” is quite a stretch. Though I’ve fallen victim to using […]

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my ebay store is closed!

my ebay store is closed!

HE GONEFour years ago I opened my ebay store. On Friday, June 5, 2009 I closed my ebay store. WHAT HAPPENED?!What was the cause for this decision? Back around February of 2008 ebay made a major change. They changed the default search results to be sorted by “best match” rather than “ending soonest”. This way […]

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Tate Modern extension?!

Tate Modern extension?!

There’s a ton of great memories from my visit to London 4 years ago. One of which was our visit to the Tate Modern. It’s an enormous museum dedicated to modern and postmodern art, great art at that as well. It’s not your typical clich collection of Andy Warhols. I was shocked to see that […]

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Art Institute free admission

Art Institute free admission

Visit The Art Institute of Chicago for free during the entire month of February. I was just trying to plan a potential trip around their normally scheduled free day of the week and came across Free February on their site. ITEMS OF NOTE AT ARTIC: They’ve been working on the Modern Wing for seemingly forever. […]

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Jack is back

Jack is back

I really thought Jack Kevorkian died years ago. I’m dead wrong about that. He’s out of jail and now running for Congress. His name brings back some memories. He was the subject of a couple pieces of art that I made in college in 1994. The first piece was really just an illustration. We were […]

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