Yes, am back, will be now and then. Still "playing". But, there is still interest in my work, for which I am grateful. I am deep into my memoir blog which has been very gratifying in its reception. I should say, it is a memoir about the place and times of where I grew up. The link is
The title of this post is "Art: An Apothecary for the Soul", from an article in the WSJ Nov-2-3. 2013 which I may have quoted before. I kept a copy I liked it so much. The article is" Art for Life's Sake."
It postulates that art may help us with key challenges in our life
Sea Nymph Transformed
Pen and pencil drawing
Sandra J. Pineault
Then I started to play on my Mac computer. There is a fun app called
Image Tricks Pro that has filters as well as borders and masks. I often use it for framing old photos and such. So this morning I imported my drawing and this is what happened as I surfed the filters.
Great depth of field and color changes. Accepting that it is not that sophisticated it still lets one play and playing is what it is all about.
It would be great if some of you would share your little creatures of hope….