Category Archive: GraphicArts

For Writers, #1 of 5: How To Create A Yahoo!-Like Front Page Thumbnail Table For Most Blog Templates

This post will show how to use simple HTML coding to install a modern looking thumbnail front page table atop a blog.  Popular websites like Huffington Post, Fox News, and CNN use similar layouts… Continue reading

The Explicit Moves Like Jagger

explicit – adj. – Fully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity;  leaving no question as to meaning or intent. The music video below is the “explicit” version of Maroon 5′s #1 iTunes… Continue reading

Rage – A Rash Of Suicides – And Questioning Priorities

The above artwork is by Federico Erra. (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually.) © All rights reserved by the respective artists. – – – As usual, the artists,… Continue reading

Sun Is Shining, Emotions Are Emoting

The first featured artist today is “Erin,” aka “Psychedelic*panda.”  The first 5 artworks in this post are hers.  The rest of the artworks are by the artists named in the images.  I am posting… Continue reading

The Rarity Of Finding Something Beautiful That Remains Beautiful For A Long Time

These artworks are by Alexander Bergstrom. (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually.) © All rights reserved by Alexander Bergstrom. alexanderbergstrom.blogspot.com – – – The Rarity Of Finding Something Beautiful… Continue reading

You Make The Choices At Each Juncture And Interaction

The above artwork is by Lina Schenyius. © All rights reserved by – – – You Make The Choices At Each Juncture And Interaction   ~  by OneMoreOption I sometimes observe people who… Continue reading

Evidence. What Do Your Life’s Works Say? Part 2

  This post features the work of 4 artists, 2 are new to me, and 2 I’ve long admired. The above artwork is by m. lewandowski, a new artist to me, who I… Continue reading

I Create Because I Wish To Build. I Build Because I Create.

The above artwork is by Ben Fernon. (Click on the image if you wish to view it larger or individually.) © All rights reserved by Ben Fernon. - – – “I Create Because… Continue reading

Patricio Suarez

  The artworks in this post are by the artist Patricio Suarez.  (Click on the images if you wish to view them significantly larger or individually.) I’ve featured a few photos of Patricio… Continue reading

A Single Man – A Now, Solitary Man

I watched Woody Allen’s “Another Woman” again last night (‘cuz it’s free on Netflix streaming everybody!).  I watched Tom Ford and Colin Firth’s “A Single Man” this morning.  The film is based on Christopher… Continue reading

The Bronte Sisters: Charlotte, Emily, and Anne – Reaching Toward Wuthering Heights

Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley in the 2009 film “Wuthering Heights” Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon in the 1939 film “Wuthering Heights” – – – - “The Brontë Sisters:  Charlotte, Emily, and Anne –… Continue reading

Despite All The Noise And Shiny Objects, The People Who Consistently Facilitate The Most Good For Themselves And Others Are The People Doing The Most Good

The above untitled artwork is by Carol Woolgar. Carol Woolgar on Flickr (Click on the image if you wish to view it individually.) © All rights reserved by Carol Woolgar. – – -… Continue reading

Rodolphe Guenoden

Artworks by Rodolphe Guenoden: “I was born with no talent and no hands.  But with hard work, I grew hands.”      – Rodolphe Guenoden. (Click on the images if you wish to view them… Continue reading

Karin Jurick

(Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) Talent may come from hard work, but no amount of hard work could help most of us paint as consistently good… Continue reading

Oases In Deserts

I woke up before dawn this morning, something I rarely do because I’m a night person.  My mind wanted to get words out of my head and composed into writing.  What does it… Continue reading

Criticism, Toy Story 3, And Why The Dinosaurs Really Went Extinct

- – – - Criticism, Toy Story 3, And Why The Dinosaurs Really Went Extinct   ~ by OneMoreOption I have a philosophy about criticism: Don’t criticize unless you clearly think some clear and… Continue reading

Pick Fucking Fights Where The Result Of The Fight Is That Most Of The Time More People Than You Win

Pick Fucking Fights Where The Result Of The Fight Is That Most Of The Time More People Than You Win   ~ by OneMoreOption Peace is not the answer.  It’s not even remotely… Continue reading

Do You Know David Hockney?

“A Bigger Splash”, 1967 (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) – Do You Know David Hockney?     ~ by OneMoreOption Do you know David Hockney? Do… Continue reading

What If We Amplified You?

The above artwork is by Elizabeth Henry. (Click on the image if you wish to view it larger or individually.) http://lizzelizzel.livejournal.com/ © All rights reserved by Elizabeth Henry. – – – - What… Continue reading

Do You See What I See?

Click on any thumbnail if you wish to view it larger or individually. – – – - Said the shepherd boy to the people everywhere, “Do you see what I see?” – –… Continue reading

Thank You Frank Frazetta – 1928-2010

The above is a self-portrait by the artist Frank Frazetta. Sadly, one of my heroes, Frank Frazetta, died a couple weeks ago.  I didn’t find out until yesterday.  My condolences to all his… Continue reading

The Fluidity, Healthfulness, And Importance Of Masturbation

Artworks by Lauren Bentley, aka CinemaCowgirl. © All rights reserved by Lauren Bentley. – – – - The Fluidity, Healthfulness, And Importance Of Masturbation   ~ by OneMoreOption Being fluid, at ease, and… Continue reading

Anna Kharina 2010

 Artworks by Anna Kharina. Anna Kharina on Flickr © All rights reserved by Anna Kharina. – – – - Most Recent Artworks   All the Artists’ Artworks Index   my43things

Bryan Talbot’s The Tale Of One Bad Rat – Graphic Novel Review

I give this book 5 out of 5 stars. The graphic novel “The Tale Of One Bad Rat” by Bryan Talbot is an Eisner Award winning story about Helen Potter, a woman who was… Continue reading