Sunday, May 31, 2015
Sunday, May 24, 2015
|'An Early Summer' 12x12" oil pastel, charcoal; Kathleen Faulkner|
mud / med
*n. soft, sticky matter resulting from the mixing of earth and water.
Other words for mud include slobber, mire, ooze, muck, silt, slabber, slutch, lutulence, sloshiness and slushiness.
Mycobacterium vaccae, found in mud, is thought to be an anti-depressant.
Mice fed with mycobacterium vaccae from mud can navigate mazes twice as fast as usual.
and, never forget:
"He who slings mud generally loses ground." Adlai E Stevenson
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Sunday, May 10, 2015
|'Fertile Field' 14x18" oil pastel, charcoal; Kathleen Faulkner|
One can always tell the roundup fields from the others. Everything is orange.
This one is deep and dark ready to feed us and no harm done.
I've been thinking a lot about this field, so black and fertile.
After awhile, one's environment starts having an impact.