Tag: art

What the Mona Lisa Can Teach Us About Life

Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci iwannabealady

Around 500 years ago, the god among men, Leonardo Da Vinci, painted the Mona Lisa. It’s a work of artistic brilliance. Brushstrokes disappear. Anatomical features are detailed with striking accuracy. Da Vinci blurs the background and gives Lisa the spotlight. She is close up and face-to-face. Light and shadow playing around her. This painting raised

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Documenting Your Trip: Have a Focus

Fort Lauderdale beach iwannabealady.wordpress.com

I want you to know that I am not a planner. As a matter of fact, I hate planning. But when it comes to documenting your trip, some forethought is going to lead to appreciating yourself instead of rolling your eyes at yourself.

Coffee and Art: Fort Lauderdale

You know how Anakin loves Padme? That’s how much I love books and vintage decor. Fort Lauderdale for the hipster. A coffee shop, an arts and crafts fair, studio and street art.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Ugolino and His Sons

Ugolino and His Sons The Met NYC

One of my favorite works of art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the statue of Ugolino and His Sons by the artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. I swim in this thing. I bathe in this thing. I drink of this thing. This thing is life. Yes, the mastery of the artist is an experience to

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Am I A Photographer?

  May I consider myself a photographer at all if I have no patience for learning ISO and aperture, f-stop and shutter speed? Can a person be an artist if they don’t study art or know the best uses of their tools? Anyone who writes may call themselves a writer whether or not they are

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