Tableaux Vivants of Caravaggio’s Paintings

Yesterday, I saw this beautiful and amazing video.

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Introducing Drawrigami, Combining Origami and Drawing for Art

This is a center spread for a sketchbook where I combined origami (Japanese paper folding) and drawing (to lay down water coloured pencils) into an art piece. I’m not really good at either origami or drawing, so I made the best of what I had to combine the two into something which’s total was greater than the sum of its parts. It also meets my mandate for origami considering “what will I bring to the game”, with the answer being a “replicable originality”, or new twists to traditional or common origami that others can try or create their own variations.

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A Canvas a Day – Painting for Charity

For every single day in 2011, Joanne Arbuthnott of Nova Scotia has been creating a painting for charity… and writing about it. Her A Canvas a Day blog shows the incredible collection of art work Joanne has created in 2011, and captures her journey in detail with an entry with most paintings.

Joanne is continuing to sell off her art work for the Children’s Make-A-Wish Foundation, but whether you are interested in buying any, I highly recommend you have a look and read! And tell someone you know!

A three minute Eastlink TV interview gives a summary of her journey below.

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