Blue Angels, Gum Wall & the Seattle Art Fair

This past weekend’s wandering of Seattle included Blue Angels, the Gum Wall and the Seattle Art Fair… Yes, even the Blue Angel F-18 Hornets were circling downtown.     The visit was a much different context than the last time I was in Seattle,...

Painting in the Garden

This past weekend, I finally visited the Monet Secret Garden Show at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I have done a walk-through of the exhibit on opening weekend but due to the crowds decided to come back later. An advantage of a Gallery membership is one can avoid the...

Robot Art: My First Try at Automating Painting

Building a Robot that can Paint I attend a monthly artist business group in Vancouver, when I told them about my idea of a painting robot the reaction was confusion “Why would I paint pictures of robots?”. I quickly learned to rephrase this idea: I actually meant that...

Mad Enchantment: Monet the “King of Grouches”

Last night, Ross King spoke to a sold out crowd in downtown Vancouver during the Annual Heller Lectures. I was able to get tickets over a month ago. This award winning author spoke for two hours about the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1940 – 1926). Ross...

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