• Happy birthday!

    1 month ago - By Art With a Needle

    Today is my father's 108th birthday, although he did not live to blow out the candles. He died in 2007 but every year on his birthday I like to do a little something to remember him. Nine years ago I wrote this blog post, which if you even read it to begin with have probably forgotten, so I won't feel guilty reprinting it now. Since this blog is mainly about art, I'll take this opportunity to reminisce a bit about how my father taught me about art. Although he and my mother were both only one generation from pretty damn poor and uneducated, out of the blue they both developed a love of art...
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