Obi with Stylized Waves | Japan | Meiji period (1868–1912) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dramatic waves rendered in gold and silver metallic threads and white and greenish blue silk crash and splash all over the surface of this obi. It is woven in a double-cloth weave that was very popular for obis in the Meiji period
Mary Erickson: Vibrant Coastal Paintings - EmptyEasel.com
By Cassie Rief in Featured Artists > Oil Paintings Oil painter Mary Erickson has been creating beautiful nature scenes full-time since 1993. Her studios in Venice, FL and Marshville, NC pay homage to her lifelong passion, devotion and respect for marine environs and shorebirds. Preferring to paint en plein air, many of Mary’s days begin on location before sunrise and end after sunset. Then, using studies, sketches and visual memory, Mary also develops studio paintings that further clarify…
How To: Make a Glittering Lightscape
How To: Make a Glittering Lightscape For the first two images we have an instructions below.The rest of the photos are just an amazing ideas how to create your own light. What you’ll need: One stretched canvas – I used a 22×28 and found it at Michael’s for $14 (on sale) Acrylic paint (Your choice of color) – I fell in love with Martha Stewart’s “Poodle Skirt Pink” at Michael’s for $2 each. I bought two and used a bottle and a half. I was very excited when I had some left over to use for a…
This is my most frequented onsen i love to visit. Adatchiya onsen at Takayu. Thats natural cold drinking water there. The blue milky water is that way naturally because of the low Ph. value of the water. Great stuff!