Day 21/100 (6/25 #microcosmmondays) : The most extraordinary feature on Jupiter is undoubtedly the Great Red Spot, a giant hurricane-like storm seen for more than 300 years. At its widest, the Great Red Spot is three times the diameter of the Earth. 27 x 27 mm. ⚡️ THIS PAINTING WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION FOR A WEEK STARTING ON 8 APRIL 2015. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #jupiter #greatredspot #space
Day 18/100 (5/25 #tinytuesdays) : "Lord of the Flies" by William Golding. Original cover art by Anthony Gross. 17 x 27 mm. ⛅️ Lord of the Flies is a 1954 dystopian novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results.
INTRODUCING "Potluck 100 Paintings for Ants"! 100 miniature paintings scattered over 25 weeks in 2015. There will be four paintings done each week, and each day will have a theme: the first being "Microcosm Mondays"So this is day 1/25 Mondays : Pillars of Creation | a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of elephant trunks of interstellar gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, some 7000 light years from Earth. 30 x 30 mm.
Day 13/100 (4/25 #microcosmmondays) : The Moon | La Luna. 29 x 29 mm. THIS PAINTING WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION FOR A WEEK STARTING ON 25 MARCH 2015. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #moon
Day 38/100 (10/25 #tinytuesdays) : "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville. 15 x 20 mm. Although the novel was a commercial failure and out of print at the time of the author's death in 1891, its reputation as a Great American Novel grew during the twentieth century. William Faulkner confessed he wished he had written it himself, and D. H. Lawrence called it "one of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world", and "the greatest book of the sea ever written". - Wikipedia
Day 10/100 : "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand. The manuscript was rejected by twelve publishers before editor Archibald Ogden at the Bobbs-Merrill Company risked his job to get it published. "The Fountainhead" turned out to be Rand's first major literary success, selling more than 6.5 million copies worldwide. 29 x 17 mm.
Day 5/100 (2/25 Mondays) : Named after the Roman god of war, Mars is often described as the "Red Planet" because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance. 28 x 28 mm. SOLD. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #microcosmmondays #miniature #watercolor #art #mars
Day 45/100 (12/25 #microcosmmondays). Venus, the second planet from the sun, is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. It is the brightest natural object in the night sky after the moon. ♥️ 26 x 26 mm. Reference photo credit : ESA/NASA. THIS PAINTING WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION FOR A WEEK STARTING ON 21 AUGUST 2015. #paintingsforants #miniature #watercolour #art #venus #nasa #space #planet #love #beauty