Dan Dreifort: Reflections on Sketching 2.0

I used to love drawing. My parents stuck me in a couple art classes at the Cleveland Museum of Art when I was a wee one. I'm thankful for it. I drew semi-regularly for almost a decade, until I discovered playing the guitar, chicks, and bangs. After that, my scribbling diminished to almost nothing for … Continue reading Dan Dreifort: Reflections on Sketching 2.0

WWII, Australia, Paintings, Families, Rocks

I found this story under a rock a while ago. (figuratively speaking) ...Which is fitting, because it's a tale of things hidden under a rock. (figuratively speaking) It starts on a farm My Granddaddy John grew up on a farm in Virginia.  It was a big farm.  It is possible that his family owned slaves … Continue reading WWII, Australia, Paintings, Families, Rocks

A Post About Droste

(In which our amateur blogger plays the role of self-aggrandizing art critic.) Always bad web-form to refer to something that might soon change, but see that banner up there? It's a Droste effect applied to a picture I took in NYC on September 21, 2001, just ten days after 911. My digital camera (a Fuji … Continue reading A Post About Droste