Gail Ingis Artist Blog Feed

  • NEVER LOST, NEVER BORED, NO NOT ME!
    Guess where I’ve been? This is a blog about beauty, buildings, dance, décor, design, dogs, food, graphics, health, history, makeup, music, style, writing! You name it. Mixed tulips, my fav     So, guess what? I’m never lost, about what in the world to write for my blog. Except, after I took Jane Friedman’s workshop on writing blogs, I thought that focusing on one ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-06-22By gailingis
  • BEAUTY IN A BOTTLE
    Gail Ingis (I’m using Beautycounter products) Beauty in a bottle has been around 6000 years. From the copper and lead ore that the ancient Egyptians used to create the world’s first cosmetics to the scientifically advanced products of today that can do everything from hide pores, smooth complexions, and turn the pale green of your eyes a vivid shade of emerald, makeup has been an ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-06-15By gailingis
  • GUEST AUTHOR SAMANTHYA WYATT
    Teaser Tuesday banner Welcome. Yes, you are at Gail Ingis’s blog. I invited my friend and colleague, Samanthya Wyatt, to post her Teaser Event to share with my readers. Feel free to visit her website to sign up to win book(s) from many different authors who she has sponsored over the last three years. I was fortunate to have been one of the visiting ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-06-08By gailingis
  • WRITE WITH DESIGN IN MIND
    Whitespace . . . Is this about silhouettes or goblet? Whitespace is a fundamental building block of good design. It’s the first design aspect that any visual designer is taught. What is whitespace? Let me say that it’s not always white. This space may be a color or texture. For authors, white space is the space between blocks of text. Author reviews often mention that ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-06-01By gailingis
  • IS IT DRAPES OR DRAPERIES?
    WRITE DESIGN by Gail Ingis, ASID* Nope, it’s not working. How do I do this writing thing? Writing takes more than putting words on paper. Like broadly-scoped art, there are applicable concepts. Writing is creative, right? Creativity and art are parallel, and in all art, there are similarities. Which tools do you use, blank sheet of paper versus blank canvas, keyboard versus sketching pencil,  paint ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-05-25By gailingis
  • 23SKIDOO: FLAT IRON BUILDING
    Flatiron Building Twenty-three skidoo was a happening at a triangular site where Broadway and Fifth Avenue meet. The juxtaposition of the streets and a nearby park caused a wind-tunnel effect.  In the early twentieth century, men would hang out on the corner of Twenty-third Street and watch the wind blowing women’s dresses up, so that they could catch a little bit of ankle. This entered ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-05-18By gailingis
  • GILDED AGE
    The Kiss (Lovers), oil and gold leaf on canvas, 1907–1908 Gustav Klimt (popular for its gilt) The Gilded Age, circa 1870-1900, was a period of rapid economic and social growth characterized by the emergence of a wealthy middle class, excess and embellishment in architecture, art and fashion, fueled by mechanization, transportation, major inventions and the growth of cities. Under the surface however lay significant social ... read more
    Source: Gail Ingis BlogPublished on 2017-05-11By gailingis

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