A hint of Arctic air.
It was chilly in Vancouver today.
I was telling Jade about the beauty of the Northern Lights.
I grew up in the Canadian prairies and we’d see them often.
The Northern Lights dance, glow and shimmer across the dark sky.
The Canadian winter brings many moments of creative beauty.
Yesterday, during a family walk, I photographed some ice.
Always appreciate the simple beauty around you.
Originally, we had 12 monsters but ‘Big Blue Bear’ ate the smallest one.
My wife drew these fun monsters and Jade named them.
I think our family has a new Christmas tradition!
Jade and I hammered on the icing and candy. Yum!!!
Our drawings have never tasted sooooo good !!!
Click the “gif” artwork …
The image is a visual response to an engaging post:
Personally, I love rich visual imagery … It’s the way I think and communicate.
For me, the best Art has ambiguity. I like having the time and silence to appreciate and question.
But now, EVERYDAY feels like an animated gif. The average person is exposed to 3,500 advertising messages a day. We devour images, resources and ideas.
And along the way, maybe we’re debasing and dehumanizing ourselves?
Fun family time together!
It’s still rainy weather outside but we’re still doodling.
Jade draws a “glowy chicken” on the iPad.
A leaf rubbing detail.
A detail of my wife’s fun doodles.
A graphic expression of the letter “S”.
A detail of my “Mambo” doodle.
Jade drew “Steppy” on her head.
Jade said, “This is a lion.”
“This is a dragon.” Jade tried writing the caption near her drawing.
She also said, “That’s a mushroom” for the shape under the dragon.
“This is a sun.” Jade describes her drawing.
“It’s a little worm parade.” Jade explains the bottom squiggles on the page.
The 2nd and 3rd squiggles are “meows.”