Wednesday, February 14, 2007

more february

I'm still trying to avoid distraction but these art-making videos are worth falling off the wagon for: Maggot Art and The Daily Monster. It seems to me that maggots and monsters are perfect subject matter for artists in February.

And to reinforce the fact that it's still February, in all its gloomy glory, I give you this:


Blogger carla said...

Nice :> So I'm guessing that you haven't received a good dose of chocolate yet today. Don't despair; there's still time! xox

14/2/07 11:17 a.m.  
Blogger Toni said...

I cannot help but grin. But hey my husband absolutely loved his piece I bought from you. And I got my dose of chocolates this morning.
I just now posted the piece framed. Not real clear but it works.
Thanks just had to let you know you made some people here happy campers.

14/2/07 11:36 a.m.  
Blogger Merisi's Vienna For Beginners said...

Andrea ....... :-)))))))))))))))
How'bout "Happy Fifteenth!"?
Hug instead of hearts,

14/2/07 1:23 p.m.  
Blogger dinahmow said...

Well, your falling off the wagon gave us the maggot art, so, thankyou.That sticks it to Jackson Pollock!
Time for me to get back on the buckboard...

14/2/07 1:28 p.m.  
Anonymous kyknoord said...

Looks like you've 'ad a 'arrowing time, luv.

14/2/07 9:53 p.m.  
Blogger Merisi's Vienna For Beginners said...

Happy Fiftheenth!
Only 12+1 days left.

Blogger keeps me from loading new posts (again *sigh*), so here a little preview, from a poem by the U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, "Morning" (from "Picnic, Lightning"):

Why do we bother with the rest of the day, ...
This is the best—
throwing off the light covers,
feet on the cold floor,
and buzzing around the house on espresso ....

Have a great day!

14/2/07 10:34 p.m.  
Blogger Bendtherulz said...

Hi Greetings ~

Merisi recomended your blog link while visiting one of my post on V day...ROFL...I can see why....

I just loved this

15/2/07 4:38 a.m.  
Blogger cinderelly said...

i had to peek after i saw your comment on bendtherulz blog! the dead cupid is hilarious! yes, i'm a little dark and twisty!

15/2/07 4:41 p.m.  
Anonymous Ziggi said...

see I was going to say what a lot of pollocks but Dinah was there first!

WV:uzydark - I think it's a reflection on your cupid!

16/2/07 12:32 a.m.  
Blogger Cynthia said...

Loved the magot painting and the fallen cupid is exactly how I felt yesterday!

16/2/07 10:10 a.m.  
Anonymous swampgrrl said...

love the face-down cupid.
my valentine's day wasn't this harsh, but i love this image.

16/2/07 11:02 a.m.  
Anonymous catnapping said...

in a mood, are we?


16/2/07 3:09 p.m.  
Blogger Within Without said...

Amazing creativity in those two vids, Andrea, referred to us by another amazingly creative person.

My own take on V Day was posting a pic of Cupid flying splat! into the side of a building.

Like minds, I'd say.

Smile. The February Flotsam is almost Finished Floating away.

17/2/07 5:56 p.m.  
Blogger Endment said...

I have to join with catnapping's comment heheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheheehehehehehehehehehehehhehehehehehehehehehehe

19/2/07 5:12 a.m.  
Blogger Ces said...

Oh my. Soon there will be a "Save the Maggots" society or "Stop Maggot Abuse". We used maggots for wound debribment. We packed the maggots under the sterile dressing and they would eat the wound drainage and other dead tissues. They are very useful creatures.

19/2/07 5:17 p.m.  
Blogger Reluctant Nomad said...

I've been looking at your Valentine's card for a week now and each time it cheers me up.

19/2/07 11:29 p.m.  
Blogger Kay Dennison said...

This is positively priceless!!!! And beautifully done, too!!! I'm sending my friends to look!!!

20/2/07 8:36 a.m.  
Blogger Caroline said...

Andrea - sorry to wake you from your hibernation but I've tagged you - and its a fun one! :-)

20/2/07 10:09 a.m.  
Blogger Tag(Carpet)Bagger said...

Ouch - poor innocent little cupid - took one for the team I guess

20/2/07 5:00 p.m.  
Blogger kj said...

i just have to say hello, andrea!

20/2/07 8:02 p.m.  
Blogger Homo Escapeons said...

Verry Niice..How Much?
No more CSI for you! Maggot Art eewww but surprisingly cool..I have already notified PETA so that insensitive animal hater will soon be behind bars!
Daily Monster was really neat and I loved his stylish 'drawrings' very Tim Burton.
Cheer up Andrea, Spring is right around the corner..for you anyway..this must have been your worstestest winter ever eh?

21/2/07 10:06 a.m.  
Blogger Merisi's Vienna For Beginners said...

Good Morning, Andrea!
I have good news for you:
There's a perfect way to start loving February: Book a trip to Venice! It's a dream. No, it changes your life. I only have my little camera, you have your art. So much inspiration there, part of me is going to stay there forever.
The only problem is, coming back an it's still February. That really is the pits. :-(((( (see the big tear?) Sitting in the taxi last night, I kept asking myself: "What am I doing back here in Vienna?". Oh, rats!

22/2/07 1:13 a.m.  

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