Hairy Woodpecker oil painting

Before I came to Michigan, I had only glimpsed a woodpecker twice in my life, from a distance. Because at our house we feed suet as well as birdseed, the woodpeckers come several times a day. I love the red head of the pileated, and how small the downy woodpecker is, but my favorite isContinue reading “Hairy Woodpecker oil painting”

How Art is Like Baking Cookies

I have a friend who bakes fantastic cookies for her friends. Below is a picture of her peanut butter and M & M cookies: As I was helping her bake the other day, I got to thinking: baking great cookies is a lot like creating a painting. -You start with raw ingredients that by themselves,Continue reading “How Art is Like Baking Cookies”