Art I Love

Strawberries and Silver painting

Art I Love

“Strawberries and Silver” by Richard Aaron from the Nanette Richardson Fine Art gallery in San Antonio, Texas. © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

A Wave of Refreshment

Art I Love

This is an incredible, ultra-realistic painting by Jason de Graaf called “A Wave of Refreshment.” (Acrylic on canvas) It is very much like a photograph, but that is not what the artist is after. Read more about his goals and see other paintings on his web site. © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

Tree of Books

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Tree of Books by Vladstudio The work of Vlad Gerasimov is whimsical and beautiful, and he is generous with his talent. His web site at is full of gorgeous and clever wallpapers for computers and mobile devices, free to download. His high-quality digital downloads are available for a very reasonable subscription, and he’s now …

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Flower bed

Flower bed

When I die, sprinkle my ashes here so I can sleep forever in this beautiful bed. From Recyclart   © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

Recent Fun Finds

Here are a few things I’ve found online that I’ve been waiting to share! Abandonments Reinvented: The World’s Most Stunning Bookshops from one of my favorite sites, UrbanGhosts, features awesome photographs of a few places I could definitely live happily forever. Sarah Illenberger’s “Good Weather” from another favorite site, The, spotlights an artist I …

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Beautiful Language

Psalm 73, A Psalm of Asaph, here speaking of the wicked: 4 For there are no pangs in their death,        But their strength is firm.5 They are not in trouble as other men,        Nor are they plagued like other men.6 Therefore pride serves as their necklace;        Violence covers them …

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Red Apple and Leaves

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Red Apple and Leaves by Richard Aaron, a Texas artist whose realist still life paintings blow me away. Thank you to the NanEtte Richardson Fine Art gallery in San Antonio for introducing me to his work and for this lovely picture. © Jan McClintock of We Need More Shelves

Old Book Photos

There is a wonderful group on Flickr for photos of Old Books, and their most interesting shots are available as a gallery on Flickriver. It’s a great help to imagine you are walking down the aisles of a used book store or an old library. The smell… you know. © Jan McClintock of We Need …

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