Monthly Archives: April 2006

Travel sketches from William Seddon Brown

We received these gorgeous scans from William Seddon Brown over the weekend: Château de Cordes Chez Remacle 3 St Tropez Louvre, Paris Pearce, Paris Apartment We first featured Mr. Seddon Brown last December. © 2006 WSB All Rights Reserved.  Greetings … Continue reading

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The Writer in the Garden

"Enter a world of real and imaginary gardens portrayed by writers through the ages. See how gardens have inspired authors and how authors in their turn have shaped notions of the garden. This website, which is associated with a previous … Continue reading

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“One World, One Kid”

"When Skyler Pia’s friend Erik was very ill, Skyler thought music might cheer him up. Even at 6, Skyler knew music can be good medicine. After all, music had always made him feel good. Surely it would work for Erik. … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!


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Featured Artist: Katherine Tyrrell

"My artwork has a strong base in drawing skills and the process of drawing is as important to me as painting.   I enjoy using dry media – principally pastels and pencils, including coloured pencils – because they enable me to … Continue reading

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From drawing to masterpiece

Raphael, Preliminary study for "The Entombment of Christ" Ashmolean Museum, Oxford "The Entombment of Christ" The work as completed. LINKS 1 2

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To do: Send list

"WANTED: YOUR TO-DO LISTS. Everything from garden-variety daily to-do lists to lifelong goals, pros and cons lists, holiday lists, work lists, boys/girls you have kissed, vocab lists, shit lists, movies to see, lists of any kind. Send your REAL, HANDWRITTEN … Continue reading

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“The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance”

My comrade John at Pencil Revolution has posted a review of Henry Petroski’s  "The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance": "The text is extremely engaging, even though we non-engineers might be tempted to be wary of reading a book … Continue reading

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Sketching Paris

Photo:Mona Bismarck Foundation "It nearly always pays to take the long route in Paris. If you have time to spare, instead of going straight to your destination, you ought to veer from the path by a street or two to … Continue reading

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End of the Journey

Heart-breaking, awe-inspiring images by Edward Burtynsky of salvaged ships in Chittagong, Bagladesh. Shipbreaking. LINK [Thanks JC!]

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