Friday, 16 March 2018



Yes, this is one real tough board game without the helpful ladders! I Like this qote regarding other versions of Snakeism found on Google - "Any long, pointless, convoluted piece of speech which serves no apparent purpose apart from annoying and confusing the listener" .

Thursday, 15 March 2018


inspired by constructivism

This is inspired by "Dynamic Suprematism," a painting by Kasimir Malevich. I'm a little vague on my art history here, but I think constructivism was one of the "-isms" Stalin declared to be "Western decadence." So Malevich made up the word "suprematism" to describe what he was doing, which was basically constructivism.

THEME: Illustrate an -ism

Right around the time RenĂ© Dubuffet coined the word "collage" from coller, to glue, in his native French, there was an explosion of "-isms" in the art world. After centuries with mostly only classicism and realism, all of a sudden there was impressionism, postimpressionism, fauvism. cubism, constructivism, surrealism, futurism, vorticism, modernism, expressionism, primitivism, abstract expressionism, postmodernism, photorealism—obviously just a partial list, and the list goes ever onward. Fortunately, I suppose, there's never been a collagism. As for those who try to make Dada into Dadaism... they just don't get it, do they? =smile=

But you don't have to restrict yourself to art movements. Or made-up art movements, either. There's also spiritualism and alcoholism and pessimism and nihilism and all those philosophical and religious "-isms” and...

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Love in Bloom

Combination of vintage hand colored French postcard, a desert scene with a blooming plant, a floral bouquet and a pretty bird with an orange head & breast.