Inspirational Artist's Pages

The following links are some of my favorite artist's. Some awesome individuals who inspire me and my students.

Juilian Beaver- Does 3-D street art. www.julianbeaver.net 

Armin Merismann- This mans work is phenominal. His drawings look like photographs. www.arminmersmann.com/

Vincent Van Gogh- This is a great website of Vincents works. There is also an excellnt video and breakdown of the song 'Vincent' by Don McLean. The break down of the lyrics to the song even refer to links and pictures that are referenced in the LYRICS www.vangoghgallery.com/ Vincent Lyrics Page and video www.vangoghgallery.com/painting/starrynightlyrics.html

Akiane: Child Prodigy- This young lady has a true gift and and her gallery is something to behold. The picture start from the early age of 4 and go to nearly present day. She is an adult now. http://www.artakiane.com/ Start at the bottom of the Gallery and work your way to the top to see the progression of her talents.

Doug Landis: Mouth Art- After a wrestling accident in HS that left him a quadriplegic, Doug Landis's brother challenged him to do more than sit on the couch watching TV. Doug took the challenge! His brother said "Draw a picture" and he did...... http://www.mouthart.com/mouthart/

 

Art to Make the Mind Wonder

 

Spirograph Anyone? -- This site is one you can have fun with for hours making your own art.  www.myoats.com 

Flame Painter--This is an awesome site in itself. It is set to to to the Experiments part of the site. Choose FLAME first and play with that, then play with the other experiments. http://www.escapemotions.com/experiments.html  This one and the Water 2 are my students favorites and Fire 2 and...wait...they love them all. Enjoy! 

Silk Painter-- This is similar to the site above with some different options similar to MyOats. Lots of fun! www.weavesilk.com

Spirograph-- Remember Spirograph? Here you go.... http://nathanfriend.io/inspirograph/  

Kalidescope Style-- Create your own designs in this hands on fun activity  www.myoats.com

WebEcoist--Shadow Art www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/incredible-shadow-art-created-from-junk/12265

WebEcoist--Liquid Sculpture http://webecoist.com/2008/12/14/water-snow-ice-art/2-martin-waugh-liquid-sculpture-photos1/

Weburbanist--This website has some bizarre forms of art on it. Is this Art? You decide. weburbanist.com/category/urban-art/

The Chapel of Thanksgiving in Dallas, TX. --An Awesome Stain Glass representation--figure-ground.com/chapel_thanksgiving/0008/

Sandcastles-- Can you get art out of playing in the sand? The competitors at the Hampton Beach Sandcastle competition do. Go to the website and look for the Galleries since 2005 in the blue box at the right. www.hamptonbeach.org/sandcastle-competition.cfm

Coffee Art? -- Is it art if it only lasts 60 seconds? Take a look at how pictures are created using coffee and cream. www.youtube.com/watch

 

Other Interesting Links

This section has some links to other sites that I am involved with. Please take a moment to check them out.

ATC's For All- This is a website that I belong to where I swap Artist Trading Cards. Come look at the Galleries. This link will take you to the Gallery on AFA and then browse the site. http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/gallery/index.php Do a search for Dragonfly15 and you will find my cards.

Bunches of Good Deals- This is a shopping website with a little bit of everything including an "As seen on TV" catagory. If you click through or inquire about or purchase items from this website, I will get credit for it. Thanks for visiting. bunchesof.mydealsplace.com/

Beliefnet--What do you believe? I believe God has a plan for all of us. Beliefnet is a site for people of all faiths to come together and look at what they believe in. Most will tell you that they believe in a higher power, they want peace, love and good health. Inspiration is important! www.beliefnet.com/

Live Strong- Another inspirational site that Dares You to be better tomorrow than you are today, be better 5 min from now than you were 5 min ago. This site has tools to help keep you on track with your personal goals, by tracking them. Health, food, exercise, motivation. It's all here. http://www.livestrong.com/

The Secret-- Make your life happen the way you want it to. Life life to the fullest! BELIEVE! www.thesecret.tv

Pinterest-- http://www.pinterest.com/dragnfly15/

Four Our Success Blog-- This is my other online blog with a variety of interests. www.FourOurSuccess.com   

Motor Club Of America--MCA--   www.SecurityBenefitSolutions.com

This is the most inspiring man I have ever seen in my life! Make sure to watch Arthur's story by Frank Mefrano. It will make you want to be a better person than you already are!