“Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, this painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings, whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, yet wit ne’er tastes, and beauty ne’er enjoys.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744), Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, Prologue to the Imitations of Horace, (1734) l. 309. Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

A Foo-ey kinda day…

March 6, 2019

Stylized Foo dog drawing by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Love is the color…

February 14, 2019


Words by Prince (1958-2016), “Paisley Park,” and design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

The world’s torrent…

February 8, 2019

“A talent is formed in stillness; a character in the world’s torrent.” Quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) said, “The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.”
Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Conversation:

Chirp! Emerson, chirp… chirp…

Chirp! Look! Chirp”

Chirp! Agreed!

Yep! The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.




Birds of a feather…

January 23, 2019

“Birds of a feather flock together…” quote by George Wither (1613) with design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019. https://www.zazzle.com/birds_of_a_feather_notecard-256198505056489818

Eclipse time… a quote

January 5, 2019

A picture has come to thought… inspired by a quote from Paradise Lost by John Milton (1608-1674): “The sun… in dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds on half the nations, and with fear of change perplexes monarch.”

I picture fish in an ocean oblivious to human concerns…

Solar eclipse design with fish by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Welcome to Cat Nation…

January 4, 2019

Cat Nation came about after my uncle suggested that I do a design with "a lot of cats." For me, it is reminiscent of Venetian byways where working cats congregate. Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.
Cat Nation came about after my uncle suggested that I do a design with “a lot of cats.” For me, it is reminiscent of Venetian byways where working cats congregate. Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019. https://www.zazzle.com/cat_nation_poster-256974371417316134

Happy New Year… DANCE!

January 1, 2019

Design by Meredith Eliassen, 2019.

Merry Viv showed up a little while ago with her gang of visual information vectors… kind of a wild pixie, her gang is all over nature and its manifestations. I am hoping she hangs out for a while… happy new year!

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2018

Seasons greetingss

Season’s Greetings design with two penguins discovering the mistletoe by Meredith Eliassen, 2018.