Art History plus Art Tips and Techniques

March 26, 2018

Treasure Amidst Chaos

The Monuments Men, a movie directed by George Clooney, recreates the “greatest treasure hunt in history”.  President Franklin D. Roosevelt approves the MFAA (Monuments, Fine Arts […]
March 26, 2018
Historical Sculpture - President John Tyler

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

A song written by Pete Seeger and known the world over, is entitled “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”  It has a verse that sings “Where […]
December 19, 2016
Holly Markhoff Harmony painting

The Benefits of Art – blog 1

I’m a huge believer that art is not only an essential part of life, but feel it is extremely important for children to have art play […]
November 15, 2016

The Value of Art

One of the greatest difficulties in looking at art is trying to determine how “good” or valuable a work of art is.  Asking the question, “Good for […]
October 25, 2016

“Chop Stix”

October 7, 2016

“I Got It, No I Got It”

When Richard Stravitz was asked what inspired him to sculpt “I Got It, No I Got It,” his response was: I was passing a playground with […]
September 27, 2016

“Little Surfer Girl”

September 14, 2016

Faces of Art – Lindbergh Brothers

Brothers with unique artistic styles and abilities, Todd and Eric Lindbergh are a force in the mural industry. With over twenty years of experience conceiving, designing, […]
September 7, 2016

Color Yourself Calm

One of the latest crazes sweeping the country, and actually the world, is coloring for adults.  In the last two years, adult coloring book sales have […]
June 18, 2016

“Eve” by Richard Stravitz

May 24, 2016

Richard Stravitz – Creating “Big Blue” for Old Dominion University

In January 2011, the Big Blue Mascot of Old Dominion University won the best in competition with 15 other mascots from various other schools such as […]
March 29, 2016

How Long Did That Take You, Mr. Stravitz?

Every occupation must get its share of standard (sometimes annoying) questions. I know in the sign business, any time someone would stand behind me while I […]