Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

I smile more, these days, and pay a little more attention to things up close, the sensuous stuff, and I make a bit more eye contact; my way of redecorating my little cell. Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible.

2018 75

Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From Wikipedia “Beacon formed part of Facebook’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. Use of Corrective Lenses or Contacts.

2018 201

What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

More important than this was that it led to connections with people with whom I am still in contact and who are now personal friends. In this first week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 170

Painting of Shrimp Poboy New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a shrimp poboy from Johnny's in New Orleans.

2018 141

Painting of Marigny, New Orleans, Dauphine and Spain

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of the corner of Dauphine and Spain, in the Marigny, New Orleans completed on site.

2018 141

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Two

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans. It is the second of a three part series. 

2018 141

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans. It is the first in a series of three. 

2018 141

Painting of Sea Shell New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a quick small pairing of a sea shell. I was a demonstration for the CCEC art class that Cindy and I do on Tuesdays.

2018 141

Painting in the Marigny, New Orleans.

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of reflect delight tin the Marigny, New Orleans completed on site.

2018 141

Painting of Yellow Orchids New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a quick small pairing of yellow orchids. I started it as a demonstration for the CCEC art class that Cindy and I did on Tuesday.

2018 141

Painting of Duck Confit with Duck Fat Fries

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of duck confit with duck fat fries. This was our most popular dish while we were in France this summer.

2018 141

Painting of Waterlily at Giverney Number 2

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of one more of the descendants of Monet's waterlilies at Giverny.

2018 141

Painting of Alvin Youngblood Hart at Chicki Wah Wah, New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" acrylic painting of Alvin Youngblood Hart doing a solo gig at Chicki Was Was, New Orleans.

2018 130

Painting of Stone Barn Wye Valley England

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of Waterlilies City Park New Orleans Number Three

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of waterlilies in City Park, New Orleans. It is the third of a three part series. 

2018 130

Painting of Reflections in City Park New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" plein air oil painting completed in City Park, New Orleans. Painting

2018 141

Painting of Waterlilies at Giverny, France

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of some of the descendants of Monet's waterlilies at Giverny.

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Painting of Sunflower Shadows

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of sunflowers and their shows in Talance, France, just outside Bordeaux.

2018 141

Painting of French Tomatoes

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of  tomatoes I found where we stayed in the Loire Valley. They were intensely sweet.

2018 141

Painting of Apples in a Blue Bowl

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of apples in a blue bowl.

2018 130

Painting of New Orleans Drum Major Number 3

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a drum major at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took.

2018 141

Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took.

2018 130

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" square oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site.

2018 130

Painting of Arsene DeLay New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" x 24" acrylic painting of the New Orleans singer, Arsene DeLay.m It is from a photo that I took of her singing at Jazz Fest 2014.

2018 130

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site. I did this to capture the dappled light.

2018 130

Painting of Oranges New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2018 130

Painting of British Figs

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of figs based on a photo I took in the Wye Valley in the UK. 

2018 130

Painting of the Marigny New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" oil painting of homes on Dauphine Street near Ferdinand in the Marginy, New Orleans completed on site. 

2018 130

Painting of Yellow and Orange Peppers

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting. It was done from life and I focused on using complementary colors for the shadows.

2018 130

Painting of White Mountains Cabin

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a cabin in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in Crawford Notch. It was done plein air. 

2018 130

Painting of Mt. Jefferson White Mountains New Hampshire

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting from my first attempts at plein air painting in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in 2010. This one shows Mt.

2018 130

Painting of Orchids in New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of orchids.

2018 130

Painting of Marigny Homes New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of homes on Dauphine Street near Ferdinand in the Marginy, New Orleans completed on site. 

2018 130

Painting of Raw Oysters in New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a dozen raw oysters in New Orleans. The two on the right front have been eaten.

2018 130

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

The smartphones in our pockets and purses (it’s a pocket for me) give us an incredible ability to stay in contact with others, to learn what’s happening, and even to micro-coordinate with friends and family. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds.

2018 116

Painting of Marigny Opera House, New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 16" acrylic painting of the steps and doors at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans. I like the weather doors and marble steps.

2018 130

Painting of Mardi Gras #18

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of a Mardi Gras Krewe member. It is based on a photo I took a few years ago. 

2018 130

Painting of Mardi Gras #17

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of a Mardi Gras Krewe member. It is based on a photo I took a few years ago. 

2018 130

Painting of a Black Dog

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12' x 12" acrylic painting of a black dog. He belonged to my cousin and was much loved. 

2018 130

Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others and wanted to try it again on a larger scale to allow for more detail. 

2018 100

Painting of Lafayette Cemetery New Orleans #2

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 12" square oil painting of the Lafayette Cemetery, New Orleans completed on site. I did a larger one on a sunny day to capture the dappled light.This one is a detail of the larger one now done in full shade. It is amazing the impact of light on both colors and the relationship between colors. 

2018 100

Painting of Arsene DeLay New Orleans

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 24" x 24" acrylic painting of the New Orleans singer, Arsene DeLay.m It is from a photo that I took of her singing at Jazz Fest 2014. I have always enjoyed her singing at places like Buffa's and the Spotted Cat. 

2018 100

Painting of New Orleans Drum Major Number 3

Portals and KM

You can also contact me to see more of them. You Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of a drum major at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others but sold them and wanted to try it again on a larger scale. 

2018 100