Sunday, November 27, 2011

Strange Brutalist Mid Century Studio Pottery from Sripps College Pomona

I bought this from the estate of a teacher that used to teach art at Scripps college she had quite a bit of pottery I presume she bought from students? Anyone know who this odd old piece belongs to - no marks.

Best Reasonably priced digital camera for blogging.

I just bought this $200 camera that I love.  It is the Canon Powershot SX150. It deals with contrast well. It has so many wonderful features that you can manipulate but  I have found all I need is the auto which just  rocks.
Great with Contrast on auto

Great with detail- just picked up the camera and snapped Charlie from a distance. Great whisker detail.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Recycled styrofoam ice cooler lights

wow thought this was a pretty good and clever design

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Antique Folk Art Carved Fish from Pitcairn Island

I saw this fish that had nothing to do with anything that I am usually interested in but it was just so well carved and had such personality that I bought  him. Turns out these carvings from Pitcairn Island are pretty well regarded especially the older ones and this one I think is. Lovely detail and patina.

Mine is not as good as this

More like this


MId Century whimsical wall applique Ackermans goofy friend

These lovely ladies were one fun  thing too many a our house and found a lovely home with a wall just made for them