Creator/Creating Gets My Vote!

One of my besties queried, “What happened to you?  You turned 72, and now you are bursting with creativity – a magazine, a blog, and now jewelry!  My answer – “I don’t know!”  I’m just going with what I feel; at this moment, I feel like flowing in…

Prosetry: The Sky

The Sky The sky was afire, showing off what colours of blush she could afford our compliments. A golden smear here, a bronze dusting there. Tangerine followed closely. The sky was full of peace. She loudly said nothing but truly beautiful, heavenly soft poetic puffs of glowing cloud….

AIN’T NOTHIN’ LIKE SUGAR PEARL’S

We can’t keep up with her; we have to catch her, but we are glad we got her!!  I have no words for these videos or for Carla Renae’s Sugar Pearl’s, except for fabulous! –Victorine     WARNING:  Just by the implication (P-Valley), I would suggest keeping your…

An Artist’s Perspective: Mikel Elam

    The Art of Dreaming. My mother used to refer to me as the dreamer. I would dream both awake and asleep. I could find images in the cloud’s food nature. Even looking into the face of another. It sometimes got me in trouble. Especially school when…

We Need To Do This…

By: Rev. Bobby Webster defines the word vote as the formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision. An indication of approval or disapproval of a proposal, motion, or candidate for office. It sometimes bewilders me why some people make a minimal effort to…

Voting Mayhems

    By Dr. Robert V Gerard When I was in the 5th grade, our social studies teacher, Ms. Kirschner, asked the class to vote on the best book to read from the class’s bookshelf. She wanted us to show the class the importance of voting, the consequences,…

Art in Emotion: Udeagha Chindindu

  Title:  Phobia Have you experienced any situation or event where fear gripped your body and spirit to the extent you cant move, think or talk? Fear is dangerous. Original artwork for SALE #dinduart#creativity#Godschild #art#grahitedrawing The emotion of this young artist from Lagos, Nigeria, cried out through the…

Update on Artist, Rosemary Summers

    Painting: A Matrix Kind of Love I had to catch up with this artist.  Rosemary Summers has boundless energy, and Garden Spices needs to tap into it. – Victorine Update: Just donated a huge painting valued at $5,500.00 to Matrix Human Services Annual Artworks Fundraiser. I…

Welcome to “The Studio . . .”

  After running my business out of my home for six years, I now have a creative space named “The Studio that God Gave Me.”  There’s everything here – from the beautiful leaded-glass ceiling high windows, 700 square feet of open space for sewing machines, fabric storage, a…

Dreams: Evans Nyarko Badohu

This young man’s work.  This young man from Ghana, Evans Nyarko Badohu, tagged me his every dream until I asked could I share them with you.  Gate open, Garden Spices, on Evans Nyarko Badohu. – Victorine   Artist Statement I started to create when I was a child…