Monthly Archives: May 2011


…which is, roughly, what “amphibian” means. I am engaged in illustrating a children’s book involving a frog. A North American Green Frog (Rana clamitans according to many sources on the ‘nets, though other sciencey names crop up too, and I … Continue reading

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More Primavera

In Botticelli’s famous painting La Primavera, one of the central figures – usually called the goddess Flora – has an expression on her face that one commentator (at least) called “wanton”. She’s robed in a flower-embroidered fluttering dress, and crowned … Continue reading

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