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Thursday, November 13, 2008

New Blogger, Jan Hanson and Art in the Eye of a Needle

When we were in Michigan a while back and I was visiting Sue Modrak, my artist buddy since 1995 I think (whew, long time, huh?), I met Jan Hanson. She was at a class I sat in on with Sue. While Sue was having her class, Jan and I were painting and talking. You know me, love to talk as much as paint. Anyway, I encouraged Jan to get together with Sue as they were taking a plein air class the next week. I also encouraged her to start a blog to show her work and to have some on-line connection in the art world. You can make friends and learn so much. Well, she did it! Go have a look at Jan's new blog and her great sketching and oil painting. Jan, welcome to a wonderful world of art.

And since I have your attention here is something amazing and unreal. A man that sculpts tiny things that fit in the eye of a needle. This is a short video from TV news. Art in the eye of a needle ... unbelievable!

8 comments:

jan said...

thanks so much for mentioning me in your blog, JO. I'm honored!

Jo Castillo said...

It is a pleasure to add your site. Good luck with your new blog.

Susan Carlin said...

Thanks for the link to Jan's site, Jo. Great stuff there!
Boy, when you got home you hit the ground running. I think I'm busy until I read what you're up to!

Jo Castillo said...

Hi Susan, thanks. Imagine, you calling me busy! Hugs.

Bag Blog said...

Jan has a great blog. Her art work is just pretty darn good, too.

Jo Castillo said...

Hi bag blog, Thanks, it was fun to meet Jan. She and Sue have been painting plein air, so I'm sure I will get to see her again.

The Tile Lady said...

Glad to meet Jan Hanson! And that eye of the needle sculptor--oh my GOODNESS!!!!!!

Marie

Jo Castillo said...

tile lady, marie, yes, Jan was fun to meet and a neat artist. That sculptor was certainly .... oh, my!!

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los NiƱos. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill