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LindaMosaic
California
Mosaic artist, writer, wife, mom and grandmom.
Interests: My art work, writing, photography, traveling and of course spending time with my family
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The important news for this post is to announce a new blog home - one that is, indeed, part of my website [www.LindaCSmithFineArt.com]. This new blog will be a place to: announce new artworks, describe the artistic process, report on events and shows in which my work appears and any art-related news/views that catchs my eye. Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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This post is about the best tuna sandwich I've ever eaten and guess what? I made it myself. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Have you ever been to an art show or gallery and seen works that entrance you? Have you looked at other works that leave you scratching your head and wondering why they were included because, to your mind, any 5-year old could do that? Why do you suppose this is? Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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I recently cleaned up my cookbook bookshelf. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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I love to read and in the past six to eight weeks I've read six books and started two more. Back in December I wrote a post listing seven books I'd like to read this year. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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There are a couple of elements of design that I do actually pay some attention to: color, line and value. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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I got the idea of asking artists what their hopes are for this new year of 2013 and got some fascinating answers. Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
This sounds interesting...do you think it would work as well with keeping track of eBay expenses? I'm thinking of selling my art on eBay
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Yesterday I went to the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento (CA) to see an exhibition of the work of Norman Rockwell. Wow. Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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A Muse is a source of inspiration for a creative person. Some people find their inspiration - their muse- through music and others through solitude and meditation. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Whew! Am finally back at my desk in the studio and contemplating all the work that needs doing this year. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2013 at Mosaic Mandalas
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My last blog post for 2012 - I'll be off the grid as they say now until after January 5th for a vacation and to enjoy the holidays. I'm wishing you all a very wonderful, safe, fun New Year celebration! Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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An artist I met through one of the groups on LinkedIn speaks the language of color...she works in color and teaches color. She is one of the few artists I've seen who can bring vividness to oils that I've only seen matched by acrylics. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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This interview with Ilene is rather inspiring to me...it shows that a person doesn't have to limit themselves to one medium or one artistic discipline. You can actually go in one direction - have fun with it, then set off in another direction. "Life" after all is like a box of chocolates.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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What a great idea to share: a reading list for the new year coming up. I've never done that before, set a goal of books to get read. Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Speaking of Christmas...how about the artists in your life? Need some ideas for filling their Christmas stockings? I did a little surfing and came up with a nice list of 12 Stocking Stuffers for Under $25. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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So, what's up with the photo of the front cover of the Homeland TV series' first season DVD case? Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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It's no secret that I'm a fan of film. Movies and television. I enjoy them for entertainment, to be sure, but I also enjoy the artistry and craftsmanship of them. I like to know the secrets...how did they do that? Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Do you ever think about your birthday? I mean really think about it? Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Not having a spaceship, lots of money for a sea voyage or more than just a day, I decided to satisfy my curiosity as to where exactly was Corning, California? Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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Saturday I channeled my inner chef and made just about the best split pea soup I've ever had...and that's saying something! Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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On a warm and sunny day earlier this week, the senior software engineering guy and I met up with some friends and spent the day communing with Nature...and ducks, geese, mosquitoes and other denizens of the natural world. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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The only thing I'm truly happy about in this election is that Mrs. Michelle Obama will be in the White House. She, I believe, is one of the best people for our country. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas
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One of the wonderful things I like about abstract art, is that often the images are born in the mind/imagination of the artist alone and then translated through whatever medium onto a support. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Mosaic Mandalas