ARTZINE: What is Art Anyway?


This Month – What is Art Anyway? There are many definitions of art online, but my favourite is the one on Wikipedia: “Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities.” I also found this: “The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, producing works, usually visual, to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power” And there was this: … Continue reading ARTZINE: What is Art Anyway?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts – Archery


Light Bowing in the Dark! Here’s my  first contribution to this week’s challenge Other contributions to  Contrasts ! ♦♦♦ If you love art of any kind, you might love the new monthly feature on Khana’s Web. Click HERE to read the first post. Click on the Logo below to find out more … … & click HERE to view my latest Works of Art! Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts – Archery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between #3


Solstice Greetings 2014! My First Contribution to this week’s challenge. My Second Contribution to this week’s challenge. Other contributions  Between these words! Bloggers Set For Solstice ♦♦♦ If you love art of any kind, you might love the new monthly feature on Khana’s Web. Click HERE to read the first post. Click on the Logo below to find out more … … & click HERE to … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Between #3

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room – Resin


“Resin” created by  Hannan Abu Hussein is a tribute to the Egyptian writer  Nawal El Saadawi. Hannan Abu Hussein is an artist who’s work centre’s around the theme of abuse of women. She particularly focuses on the horrors of female circumcision & honour killings. She lives & works in Jerusalem. Nawal El Saadawi is a writer, doctor, psychiatrist & political activist. She campaigns for women’s rights, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Room – Resin

Share Your World – 2014 Week 21


If you could make a 15 second speech to the entire world, what would you say? Instead of Judging Others, Examine Yourselves. You are each a unique and beautiful element of life on this planet. Discover yourselves and become good at being who you are. The lives of other’s are not your concern, they must find their own way. Love, Trust and Respect Each Other, and Create a … Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 21

ARTZINE: Launch Day – Haifa Museum & The Chicago Triangle


Welcome To  “ARTZINE” Today is launch day of my blog’s new feature “ARTZINE” “ARTZINE” is a monthly art feature, where I will be sharing my experiences, thoughts and feelings regarding art.  I want to raise some age-old questions, that continue to be asked by each generation as the face of art changes, and look at the new ways in which art is manifesting today. To find … Continue reading ARTZINE: Launch Day – Haifa Museum & The Chicago Triangle

Share Your World – 2014 Week 19


Do you prefer shopping or going to a park? Definitely going to the park, I can’t stand shopping malls. What is the highest score you’ve ever made in bowling?  Actual or virtually played. I really can’t remember, but I was brilliant at Tetris & always started any game at level 9, height 5. Name the foreign countries you’ve been to. Australia  – Visited my sister … Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 19

Share Your World – 2014 Week 7


Find out more about ‘Share Your World’ here … Cee’s Photography What is your favorite couch potato activity: reading, watching movies, watching sports, napping, anything on TV, computer games, play cards, or other? At the end of a working day & after all our post-class chores are complete, we like to settle down on the sofa for a good movie or  documentary, with some nibbles & maybe … Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 7

Isn’t Your Face Red: Red Cow Ruin


Isn’t Your Face Red More Red Faces here … The Cell Phone at Crystal Lake (short fiction) | The Jittery Goat Red Christmas | muffinscout Ignored | Perspectives on life, universe and everything Song of the fallen | Perspectives on life, universe and everything An Angel’s envy | Perspectives on life, universe and everything DP Daily Prompt: Isn’t Your Face Red | Sabethville Daily Prompt: … Continue reading Isn’t Your Face Red: Red Cow Ruin

Mirror, Mirror:rorriM ,rorriM


Okay, this picture is hilarious for many reasons but it really does reflect the real me! Of course with that little pink wristband you could be forgiven for thinking I’d just escaped from the local sanitarium. 🙂 Now this one totally sums up my relationship with my husband … … I’m always obsessing about some new project or other & he’s always being patient & … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror:rorriM ,rorriM

Share Your World – 2014 Week 3


Share Your World – 2014 Week 3 Find out more & read other contributions here … Cee’s Photography In what do you find the simplest of joys? Wind rustling in the trees, waves washing onto rocks, birds singing, animals, flowers, a good book, sunrises, sunsets, stars, the moon. Watching my husband sleeping, watching my children growing into adults, watching my grandchildren play. Dancing, singing, reading, writing, … Continue reading Share Your World – 2014 Week 3

Do you Believe in Magic? Enchantment!


Happy New Year Everyone!!! 🙂 Do you Believe in Magic? “Enchantment” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at khanasweb.com. More Enchanted Bloggers here … First Wednesday of 2014 and I Totally Welcome it! | I am Shira I Am | A Teacher’s Blog from Land’s End The healer … Continue reading Do you Believe in Magic? Enchantment!

Weekly Writing Challenge: Haiku Catchoo! – As It Was!!!


Monday *** Art in the Morning Children in the Afternoon Passion in the Night *** Tuesday *** Light is my Paintbrush The Universe my Canvas and Truth my Vision *** Wednesday *** Doughnut Spied, Attracts Smell Becomes my Master Now Jam Explodes, Such Joy *** Thursday *** Mosquito, Fly By Two Eyes, Two Hands, Go Faster Swish, Smack, Too Slow, Splat *** Friday *** Cats … Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge: Haiku Catchoo! – As It Was!!!

Fear Factor: Courage – A Festival of Lights


I had to wait until last night’s candle lighting to make this one. May your Hanukkah be full of doughnuts & your doughnuts full of jam 🙂 Happy Hanukkah to all!!! Hanukkah In the 2nd Century BCE, the second temple of Jerusalem was looted & Judaism was outlawed by the Greek King Antiochus. A Jewish priest named Mattityahu & his five sons stirred up a … Continue reading Fear Factor: Courage – A Festival of Lights

To Boldly Go…: Hitting the mark!


My main goal for 2014 is to be more successful as an artist … … also, I will try to be more in tune with the Universe … … making it more likely that I will hit my mark!!! To Boldly Go… “Archery” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Available as a print from Khana’s Web @ Society6. … Continue reading To Boldly Go…: Hitting the mark!

I Have Confidence in Me: Neo


Each new piece of art gives me a little more confidence … I Have Confidence in Me Catch up on today’s challenge here … “Neo” by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Available as a print from Khana’s Web @ Society6. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.khanasweb.com. Continue reading I Have Confidence in Me: Neo

Safety First: The Centre of Attention


I spotted her on my way home. She was unwanted, filthy & lonely. Damaged goods, as they say. A group of men had gathered around her commenting, laughing. I walked by wondering what her story was. Who had abandoned her like this? Somehow I couldn’t get her out of my mind. I was loath to venture back to where the guys had gathered, but I felt … Continue reading Safety First: The Centre of Attention

The Weighing of the Heart


Horus oversees the weighing of the heart. The heart of the deceased is being weighed against Ma’at by Anubis. Ma’at represents Truth & Justice. She is sometimes represented by her symbol the feather. If the scales balance all is well & the deceased continues on to meet Osiris. If the heart weighs heavy the deceased is devoured by the ever-waiting beast, Ammit. Pencil drawing with … Continue reading The Weighing of the Heart

Sorry, I’m Busy: This is What I’ve Been Doing


I am, indeed, very busy & I’m sorry to have been neglecting my blog & everyone elses’s blogs, but this is why & I’m very happy to be busy with my art & photography … … My latest photo collage! Event Horizon by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Sorry, I’m Busy More Sorry Bloggers next page … Continue reading Sorry, I’m Busy: This is What I’ve Been Doing

Luxurious: Adam & Eve – The Happy Couple


What’s the one luxury you can’t live without? Photographers, artists, poets: show us LUXURY. Adam & Eve Enjoying the Fruits of Paradise This is my latest photo collage – A positive view of the creation myth! Luxurious Adam & Eve – The Hapy Couple by Khana Spector is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. More Luxuries next page … Continue reading Luxurious: Adam & Eve – The Happy Couple

From the Collection of the Artist: Who’s Next?


It’s the year 2113. A major museum is running an exhibition on life and culture as it was in 2013. You’re asked to write an introduction for the show’s brochure. What will it say? Photographers, artists, poets: show us RETROSPECTIVE. This is what I’ve been up to for the last week or so. It’s my entry for a chance to be included in the Society6 … Continue reading From the Collection of the Artist: Who’s Next?

Earworm: What Does It Mean?


Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week. Photographers, artists, poets: show us INSPIRATION. Well here’s a poem made completely from other people’s songs. I’ve included the performers names after their quotes. Just ignore the names when you read it ◊♦◊ Earworm Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far … Continue reading Earworm: What Does It Mean?

Barter System: Or Feudal System?


If the world worked on a barter system, how would you fare? Would you have services to barter? Would you be successful, or would you struggle? Photographers, artists, poets: show us SKILL. The reason we have money is because bartering doesn’t really work on a large scale. It’s fine in small communities where people care about each other but once the scale is enlarged it’s … Continue reading Barter System: Or Feudal System?

Tables Turned: Uncomfortable


Are you as comfortable in front of a camera as behind one? Being written about, as well as writing? Photographers, artists, poets: show us DISCOMFORT. The simple answer to this – NO! I don’t mind being written about so much, but I absolutely hate being photographed, videoed or recorded speaking. Funnily enough I’m happy to be recorded singing & have been featured singing a song, that … Continue reading Tables Turned: Uncomfortable