Posts Tagged ‘painting’

jenn gietzen: #artistgoals

[image c. kathryn mccrary photography] jenn gietzen is about to become your new insta-bestie faster than you can say “taco tuesday with free sangria.” she’s the founder/artist behind write on! design, a full-service design studio in atlanta that churns out seriously awesome stuff. jenn has a self-proclaimed passion for hugging tightly and laughing loudly, and when she was […]

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This Art Is The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

Posted by melissa kandel on June 30, 2016 in art | 2 Comments

The world of celebrity-food Instagram accounts is as unpredictable as it is delicious. Musicians are dangled atop brioche buns, Meryl Streep becomes a condiment to taste inside a taco, what’s bad for you is good—hello, cupcakes and pizza!—and to be a dead celebrity is to be very much alive … in a digital, Instagrammy sort […]

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On Writing, On Wednesday: Passion

Posted by melissa kandel on June 30, 2016 in On Writing | 3 Comments

I apologize in advance for what I write here today. You should know this final installment in the “On Writing, On Wednesday” series is the result of my meandering mind, which woke me at 4:34 a.m. with words I needed to jot down in the notes app of my iPhone lest I fall back asleep, […]

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On Writing, On Wednesday: Write for You

Posted by melissa kandel on June 23, 2016 in On Writing | 2 Comments

“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon The minute you start writing for anyone other than yourself is the minute you lose the kind of authenticity that will […]

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On Writing, On Wednesday: Be Your Own Worst Critic

Posted by melissa kandel on June 16, 2016 in creativity, On Writing | 5 Comments

There’s a troubling dichotomy that exists in the mind of a writer between thinking what you’ve just crafted is the most brilliant prose to brush against the blank page and wanting to run so far away from your own writing you reach a distant land where words don’t exist and people communicate using only their […]

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The Art Director

Posted by melissa kandel on December 8, 2015 in Fiction | 4 Comments

It was late in the day, the light tinny and waxen, a final push of sunshine before darkness. But morning or midnight, the time mattered little to a broody art director named Simon; every molecule of air around the Sour Milk Gallery had been curdled with failure for weeks. He lit a cigarette and shuffled across […]

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING VEUVIAN COLPETTA [Part Three]

Posted by melissa kandel on September 21, 2014 in Fiction | 2 Comments

Another white wine, chilled so her fingers ran down the glass to clear away a light layer of frost. How he knew – when she didn’t say – that she only drank Sauvignon Blanc could’ve been a mystery worthy of Premier Private Detective investigation but something about a missing painting or a dangerous message or a knife made for […]

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THE CASE OF THE MISSING VEUVIAN COLPETTA [Part Two]

Posted by melissa kandel on September 15, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

“Perceptions are like waves. They ebb and flow with the moon.” This was one of the many strange things Mr. Dupoil told Miriam while they waited for Sandoval Jorgi to return home. He also told her, “Men who wear gloves shouldn’t be trusted.” And, “Never eat refrigerated cheese.” They had knocked on Mr. Jorgi’s apartment […]

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