Art

Fall Frenzy Writing Contest

This is my entry for the Fall Frenzy Writing Contest. The rules of the contest included picking one of the provided fall pictures, writing about the picture in under 200 words and posting it to a blog. https://lydialukidis.wordpress.com/fallwritingfrenzy-2022-rules/ The Pumpkin Gang When doors creak open on Halloween, Some sights can never be unseen.   A hundred… Read more »

Peter Pan

This Peter Pan tribute car was parked on my dog-walking route. The lyrics on the car come from a song “Lost Boy” by Canadian singer, Ruth B.

Big Pencil

I saw this at a rest area on I-80 in Iowa.

Art from Recycled Materials

I applaud the many artists who are making amazing creations from recycled materials. I am delighted by the quirky statues from artist Gary Olson. I have included photos of one of his art pieces entitled Self-Educated Rabbit. If you want to know more about his art go to http://www.olsonlarsen.com/index.cfm/65942/19087/studio_visit_gary_olson

Helen Terry Marshall, A Christmas Connection

My mother-in-law was de-cluttering her house some years ago and gave me this painting which I thought was fun. More recently, I tried to read the signature and find out more about the artist. I knew the artist was from Little Rock, Arkansas. I found out that the painter was Helen Terry Marshall who died… Read more »

Ekphrasis for Yayoi Kusama

An ekphrasis is a poem describing a piece of art such as a painting or a statue. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artist. I loved her sculpture of a flower and wrote an ekphrasis about it. Yayoi’s Flower in the Woods at Crystal Bridges lime-green serpent stem red/white polk-a-dot petals Please Feed Me, Seymour… Read more »

Droids for Sale

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina is one of my favorite picture books and Star Wars is one of my favorite movies so I love this mashup art titled Droids for Sale by Jayme Brandt. Click here for more of Jayme’s book art.

Books Versus Computers, Episode 1

My son, Levi, found this print called The Stacks in the attic sale room of an art store. Levi grew up with computers and is a computer programmer. I grew up without computers and am a huge book lover. I enjoy this piece of art because I like to compare and contrast books versus computers…. Read more »