Philosophy In Art

One day, during my Introductory Painting class,  I was working on thumbnail sketches for my very first original composition. Using what I’d learned about perspective, the rule of thirds, and leading the eye, I put pencil to paper to layout a seascape. By my third sketch I saw more or less what I had in…

Colours on Fire

“If you shut your eyes and are a lucky one, you may see at times a shapeless pool of lovely pale colours suspended in the darkness; then if you squeeze your eyes tighter, the pool begins to take shape, and the colours become so vivid that with another squeeze they must go on fire.” ~…

How To Make A Solid Perfume Locket

Try as I might, I cannot seem to grasp even the most basic of feminine beauty rituals. I’m constantly struggling to master rudimentary hair and makeup techniques, and my one-time foray into the “subtle” art of perfume left everyone in the room with burning nostrils. This DIY solid perfume locket from artisanal perfumer Mandy Aftel is something…

Vision Boards vs Action Boards

Today’s Freedom Friday topic is about Vision Boards vs Action Boards (or any other type of Board). A great deal is going on in the mind of Luna Surya and is an exciting time as a result of that. I’m interested in what you have to say on the subject of Vision Boards: Have you…