INTRODUCING TINY TUESDAYS: the theme? Books! So this is day 2/100 (1/25 Tuesdays) : "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. Salinger. Cover design by E. Michael Mitchell.
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 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 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.
Day 55/100 (14/25) : "The BFG" (short for "Big Friendly Giant"- written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake
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 29/100 (8/25 #microcosmmondays). The Milky Way as seen from Sutherland in the Karoo. 29 x 29 mm. From a picture by the amazingly talented South African photographer, @astrotanja. #paintingsforants
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
"1983" : my 1x1 inch contribution for the Star Wars ArtAwakens show and charity auction in collaboration with @starwars @disney LucasFilm and Bad Robot. I am so honoured to be part of this exciting event and SO wish that I could be there! by lorraineloots
Man, oh man, I've missed painting tiny things! It's so good to be back. Here goes. Day 33/100 (9/25 #microcosmmondays). The young stars of 30 Doradus in the Tarantula Nebula. ✨ 29 x 29 mm. Photo credit: NASA, ESA, ESO, D. Lennon and the Hubble Heritage Team. #paintingsforants #potluck100pfa #miniature #watercolour #art #tarantula #nebula #nasa #space