“In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong; honor that; try to imitate it, and your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes.”
– John Ruskin
It’s Another Purple Weanie Dog
I promise… nothing stronger than coffee was imbibed during the painting of this little purple critter.
Have a very Happy Thanksgiving and if you’re traveling, please be safe.
About John Ruskin
John Ruskin was an English art critic who influenced the attitude of a
whole generation toward art and architecture. He was born in 1819 in
London. His career began with an essay defending his friend, artist
J.M.W. Turner, from critics. His book Modern Painters made Turner
popular and gave stature to the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He founded the
Cambridge Scool of Art in 1858, now known as the Anglia Ruskin
University. Leo Tolstoy called him one of those rare men who think with
their heart. When Ruskin inherited wealth, he gave most of the money
away. He died in 1900.