If you missed the 4th of July parade in Ajo this, you can catch parts of it in in this You Tube video. Thanks to Kate Morrow who did the filming.
If you have some creative projects you’d like to share, send them along via the Contact form. We’d love to see what you’re doing.
Here are some more pics from ACFA’s winning entry in the 4th of July parade in Ajo. Thanks to the photographers and Sherri O’Hare for sending these in.
Check out the new banner …
Hitched up and almost ready to go …
The first place float with the plane’s propeller turning and tank gun firing! Hey, is that Rosie the Riveter … ?
Many thanks to all who helped build this “floating” piece of art — well done!
The Ajo Council for the Fine Arts has won again! The hardy group of float decorators won first place for their entry in the 4th of July parade in Ajo, Arizona. They also won first place last year.
It’s a new month and a new theme for our online art challenge. Marilyn Jackson, who first suggested this idea in 2013, continues to encourage us to stretch our artistic wings.
She suggested “shadows” for this month’s theme.
I took this photo at our local farmers’ market last summer. All our booths are outdoors so it’s not unusual for some of the local wild life to visit. This lovely golden dragonfly paused on one of my beaded necklaces, casting shadows as it soaked up the early morning sun.
If you’d like to submit something for our “shadows” theme, send me a note via our Contact page and I’ll tell you how to send in your entry.
Yes, I know it’s May and I’m behind. (Blame it on the snow, cause there’s plenty of it where I am right now.)
Thanks to Marlene Dixon who submitted this pencil sketch as part of the “family” theme for the April challenge.
Lots of feathered critters are looking to nest near us — robins (who are shaking snow off their wings in our yard), Canada geese, mallards and assorted other waterfowl who are cruising the sloughs and ponds, and along the fence line bluebirds are checking out the wooden houses nailed to the posts.
Love this time of year. Thanks for capturing part of the excitement, Marlene!
We’ll launch the May theme tomorrow. :-)
Photographer Wendee Cloutier is perhaps best known for capturing nature and exotic travel locations, but as this photo shows she is also adept at capturing personal relationships. She calls this one “Family Package.”
What would you like to enter in the April Challenge?
SeonaCherie Sande sent this entry into the April Challenge. The theme is Family — and a baby certainly symbolizes that. ;-)