my first ACEO

ACEOs are tiny paintings, also called artists’s trading cards. I tried a couple in today’s wonderful sun. They are blurry because my hands were shaking. Looking for comments?

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Here they are, atop each other. Ink, Inktense pencils.

selfies

the first time I posted this painting I had found a category in G+ labeled selfies. Thought it meant, well, self portraits. Silly me. I got many questions similar to “how did you DO that?”

Then I looked some more after answering “I painted it.” I was in the wrong place. he he

Then the other day a big-time ballplayer thrust a cellphone in front of the President of the United States and snapped a selfie of himself and the President. Mr. Obama stayed graceful and in the spirit of the event.

I learned today that the fancy ball player had the morning before signed a contract with Samsung and used this national honor occasion to promote the phone. I find the behavior reprehensible.

I could sputter a few more graphs, but I’ll just leave it at that……sputter, fume, try not screaming… sputter.

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