Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fascinating Faces

There are quite a few colorized historical photos going around lately, some of them fascinating. In particular, this one stuck me. What a fascinating face. When I'm old, I hope my face is half as intriguing as this man, who happens to be Walt Whitman.

Colored by Dana Keller, found on

Monday, November 18, 2013

It's a Porcupine Day

Sometimes, I just feel like a porcupine; I may look all laid back and cute... but I'm prickly, and you'd better not get too close.

You can get your hands on this cute little guy (ouch!) in my Etsy shop:

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Mushrooms and Leaves

I'm still painting mushrooms and leaves. I went for a very long ramble in my woods a few days ago and came home with mushrooms piled atop my ancient volume of Lowell's poems that I had taken with me. I painted several of them, unable to resist their delicacy and lovely colors. Sadly, nearly all the purple asters seems to be gone.

All of these are available in my Etsy shop,

Monday, November 4, 2013

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The Burning In My Heart: Autumn Leaves and Wild Winds

Looking at the autumn leaves blazing with fire on the trees, I can feel their light pouring into my soul and lighting me on fire from within. It's almost too much to bear to look at them for long, and yet I am a glutton for the beauty. The wind just fans the flames higher.

all photos by Grace Robert