DAILY DOSE OF ART

As prescribed by Paulina Constancia

KOZUE YAMAMOTO’s Snail Drawings 5: Mating Hermaphrodites

If you have seen the movie TURBO, you probably remember the scene at the INDY 500 when a kid captures Theo and asked “Hey, are you a boy or a … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

KOZUE YAMAMOTO’s Snail Drawings 4: Tiny But Mighty

Today we answer the question – It’s a given that snails are slow, but are they weak too? 今日は、「カタツムリは遅いけれど、弱いの?」という質問に答えてみたいと思います。 Today’s Featured SNAIL FACT: “Snails are very strong and can lift up … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

KOZUE YAMAMOTO’s Snail Drawings 3: Living with No Rush

Today we look into an aspect of the snail’s character that we are all familiar with – it’s speed, or lack thereof. 今日は、カタツムリのスピードなど、私たちにとって馴染み深いカタツムリの特徴に焦点を当てていきましょう。   Today’s Featured SNAIL FACT: “Garden snails … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

KOZUE YAMAMOTO’s Snail Drawings 2: Snail Trail

Today we start our feature on fun snail facts accompanied by Kozue Yamamoto’s lovely snail drawings. 今日は山本梢さんの素敵なドローイングと共に、カタツムリの面白い生態について紹介します。 Today’s Featured SNAIL FACT: “While moving, snails leave behind a trail of mucus. … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

KOZUE YAMAMOTO’s Snail Drawings 1: Q & A with a Visual Poet

Welcome to a new week here on DDoA! This week I bring you the snail illustrations of a young and passionate Japanese visual poet by the name of KOZUE YAMAMOTO.    I … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year of the Horse Crafting 5: Origami Paper Horse Key Chain

For our last project in this Year of the Horse Crafting series, I give you the simplest little crafting project you can do with (or for) family and friends – Origami … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year of the Horse Crafting 4: Year of the Horse Commemorative Plate

Mexico is a country very dear to me. Thus, I must add something Mexican to this special Year of the Horse crafting series. Today we will make a commemorative plate … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Year of the Horse Crafting 3: MAREvelous Brooch

Today I bring you a MAREvelous Brooch project. MAREvelous because mare, for the benefit of non-horse experts like myself, is ‘an adult female horse or the female of other equine … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year of the Horse Crafting 2: Lone Star Horse Rattle

Today’s post is a western salute to an eastern tradition. It’s western because it brings elements of horses and cowboys. And it’s eastern because it’s a project commemorating the start … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year of the Horse Crafting 1: Paper Roll & Popsicle Horse

Happy New Year to all of you! According to Chinese Zodiac, 2014 is Year of the horse. Since I am currently residing in Singapore, a country that is predominantly Chinese, … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment