Posts Tagged: art

The Onion Fine Oil Painting

The onion – allium cepa – is a plant of the lily family. It has an edible bulb with a strong, sharp smell and taste. The dictionary says so! Onions range in color from white to red. The American variety is said to be the most pungent. All onins are cousins of the Easter lily…. Read more »

Fine art? Fine Craft?

Amapola Gallery offers fine art and fine craft form 40 local artisans.

My dictionary defines fine art as “usually restricted to the graphic arts, drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, and sometimes, architecture.” Art is “the making or doing of things that have form and beauty,” while craft is “manual art…dexterity in a particular manual occupation.” Confusing, no? However, on the basis of this information, Amapola does not exhibit… Read more »

Artists Across the World Celebrate Leonardo da Vinci

As an artist, there are two ways to look at Leonardo do Vinci (Leo from the ‘hood.)  First, why bother? He did it all, only better. Why do I think I can be an artist? Second, looking at the vast expanse of artistic possibility showcased by him, let’s say we want to be a part… Read more »