Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Casting about for inspiration to properly wish you all a Happy Holiday, I came across this card on my new…

My 2008 Chistmas Card

My 2008 Chistmas Card

I am so pleased with my Christmas cards this year.  Every year I am compelled to creatively challenge the Christmas…

Trend Alert:  Grafitti in the Garden

Trend Alert: Grafitti in the Garden

When I saw a post on Garden Visit yesterday about Kelburn Castle I confirmed a suspicion I’ve had for weeks….

Russ Schleipman: Landscape Photography

Russ Schleipman: Landscape Photography

Last week I posted about the Porter Garden Telescope and mentioned my friend Russ Schleipman.   I want to tell you…

Color Wheels

I am on this stream of consciousness thing this morning…creative optimism leads to optimistic color leads to color charts…. Anyway,…

Porter Garden Telescope

At the gallery on Thursday, I ran into a friend (Russ Schleipman) who I want to introduce to you for…

Coso Small Works

This week was busy! I hosted an event on Thursday night at the Copley Society of Art with some colleagues….

Armadillo – A tabletop barbecue

I have found it….the perfect christmas gift for the person who has it all. Created by Bill Sorich.  There is…

Downed Trees

I live in the woods, which can take a little getting used to…in a gardening sense….I must learn to love…

Wood Stack Art

It’s the season to prepare for winter and here in New England, wood stacking can be an art. I am…

Modern Landscape Masters: Brian Mackin: Counterbalance Sculpture

One of my personal design mantras is ‘go big’ and ‘design like you mean it’ – I mean really, don’t…

Playground inspiration

Ninagawa Mika is one of Japans most popular photographers. Her photos are beautiful looking things with acid colored plants, landscapes…

Trends:  Landscape Skulls?

Trends: Landscape Skulls?

It’s all over fashion…even my little people (ages 3 and 6) have clothing items with skulls, so it has to…

Modern Landscape Masters : Elena Colombo

My Modern Masters series is leading me to find all sorts of new sources. I have seen Elena Colombo’s work,…

Keep it zipped….

An emerging trend? I discovered both of these within days of each other. This sculpture is by modern artist Mark…

Modern Landscape Masters : Jesus Moroles

Modern Landscape Masters : Jesus Moroles

Jesus Moroles has over 2000 installed works worldwide and is unparallelled in his field. He works in granite and primarily…

Modern Masters : David Mellor and an Ode To Mowing

Modern Masters : David Mellor and an Ode To Mowing

I live outside of Boston, though I can’t say I am really a Red Sox fan – I hope my…

Modern Landscape Masters : Lew French

I know of just a few artists that are living that create landscape art that I want to celebrate. I…

Landscape Artist: Cathryn Barmon

Small slices of green, terrariums and indoor gardens can make the most overwhelming of city spaces breathable and calm. Cathryn…

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Green in all Variations

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Green in all Variations

Trend # 5 – Green in all variations Green, of course green, it is the word of the moment; it…

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