Category: Art

  • Movie Review: “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain”

    Movie Review: “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain”

    Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch) was raised in a wealthy family in the late 1800’s with 5 sisters and a mother that he is “supporting” with odd jobs and leftover money in the bank that is dwindling rapidly. Louis was, to put it nicely, eccentric, when, in fact, he was bordering on mental illness. But he…

  • Wordle Word Cloud: An Introduction

    Alex Hillman from the coworking location Indy Hall sent an email showing us his Wordle Word Cloud of Indy Hall member communcations over the past several years. It was awesome! Soooo, I asked him for the website of Wordle and then I played around for an hour or so. VERY COOL!  And you can play…

  • Lytro Light Field Camera: A Photography Revolution

    I spotted this last week and thought it was simply AWESOME. How many times have you fiddled with camera focus (or waited for the automatic focus to get it right) before taking a picture? This new technology, from Lytro, promises to change the way we take photographs.  The person (Ren Ng) who invented this did…

  • “My Passion For Dance & How It’s Changed” by Caitlin Dong

    “My Passion For Dance & How It’s Changed” by Caitlin Dong

    My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed Submitted by: Caitlin Dong When I was little, I dreamed of being a prima ballerina. After all, what little girl doesn’t dream of becoming someone who is beautiful and graceful, like a ballerina? I always envied the older girls, who danced on stage elegantly and wore pink…

  • 3D Sidewalk Chalk Artist

    Chau sent me this via email this morning….all I can say is WOW!  Remember this is a chalk drawing on a sidewalk…..a FLAT sidewalk.  Here is the artists web site (it is in Chinese but Google does a good job of translating it). Like our Movie Reviews?  Help us help local scholars: Donate for college scholarships.…

  • Paintings by Kelcie Rodriguez

    Kelcie (Tracy High senior) submitted an essay describing her passion for painting for her application for the $1000 Carol Phan College Scholarship. Kelcie gave us permission to share some of her paintings with you.  Enjoy! Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

  • Irish Dancing Hands

    Carol’s mom sent me this via email this morning.  Happy St. Patricks Day! The tune and the dancing are catchy as all get out….here is their Facebook Page.  I “liked” it already…. NOW that you have seen the best….here are some of the rest. The two guys are HILARIOUS! Drive Safe!  Never Forget.