39. Petals Softly by David German

#100DucksDC German-Berman Guest Ducks (37-39)

I’m going to put one hundred luminescent duck sculptures in a visible location somewhere in Washington, D.C. This post documents the creation of ducks 37 through 39. You can see all the ducks I’ve created so far by going here. Andrew Berman and his husband David German have consistently supported my writing and other cockamamy schemes.…

Beautiful kids in front of "The Grate Project" by Kelly Towles.

DC Alley Museum

Across from the Washington, DC Convention Center hidden in Blagden Alley are several murals funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities which make up the DC Alley Museum. The project is curated by artists Bill Warrell and Lisa Marie Thalhammer. Both contributed murals as well. You can read more about the project in this Washington…

My daughter adds in some work.

Draw Something Beautiful: Neighborhood Street Art

My kids and I took some old cardboard, plywood, glue, and paint and constructed a blank canvas with a sign reading “Draw Something Beautiful.” We put it out on the curb in Takoma Park, MD, just outside Washington, DC. Take a minute to notice and appreciate the symmetrical pasta-based design my son created for the…

26. Ghoulish Napkins

#100DucksDC Featuring a Hot Tamale (26-30)

I’m going to put one hundred luminescent duck sculptures in a visible location somewhere in Washington, D.C. This post documents the creation of ducks 26 through 30. You can see all the ducks I’ve created so far by going here. There is no wrong time of year to celebrate the splendor of Halloween. I made duck…

15. Doodle Duck by Sommer Roman

#100DucksDC Guest Ducks 15-19

I’m going to put one hundred luminescent duck sculptures in a visible location somewhere in Washington, D.C. This post documents the creation of ducks fifteen through nineteen. You can see all the ducks I’ve created so far by going here. Recently, artist Sommer Roman and her husband Ben came to visit. While visiting, Sommer made two…

13. Onion Skins

#100DucksDC Gallery

Click on a duck to enlarge and scroll through the gallery. I’m going to put one hundred luminescent duck sculptures in a visible location somewhere in Washington, D.C. Here are all the ducks created so far. I’ve blogged about each creation, and you can find that here.

Jefferson Memorial

Trina Merry and the Fine Art of Bodypainting

Trina Merry created a series of striking images of models camouflaged in with local D.C. landmarks. Here, she talks more about her visit to D.C. and her unique work. On your website, you say musician Amanda Palmer introduced you to bodypaint. How did this meeting happen and how did it change you?  I worked in…