Spring Sunset Austin Skyline Butler Park Horizontal – Photography Felipe Adan Lerma

A nearly idyllic Spring evening just a days ago w/the sun streaming last light as the shadows began cooling into a new night… 😊 Recently featured @FineArtAmerica artist groups –* “USA Photographers” curated by Judy Vincent (Twitter) @JudyVincent74* “Images That Excite You” curated by (Twitter) @John_M_Bailey Following is an excerpt from my image description at […]

A Little Fiction About the Truth I Felt in Paris 2012 – “Slumming in Paris Part 6”

The recent tragic loss in Paris at Notre Dame, and the heroic efforts that helped mitigate it, has torn at our emotions and reminded me I had sensed and seen the mettle of the French culture and people via the beauty and monuments to their past when my wife and I stayed in the Latin […]

Paris in 5 1/2 Weeks : Around Notre Dame – Day 3, via Felipe Adan Lerma

My wife Sheila and I, even back in the autumn of 2012, were of course aware of then learned much more of the incredible history of Paris and it’s iconic areas inside the old city walls. We learned that a previous church had occupied the same spot on the island on the Seine as Notre […]

Notre Dame Paris – In Gratitude for Being There and Surviving Through So Much

From my cherished Paris collection of images from my wife and mine’s stay late 2012 – https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/felipeadan-lerma.html?tab=artworkgalleries&artworkgalleryid=642805&page=1 . As always, from its history of progressing human freedom, to surviving World Wars and revolutions, to its sourcing of such a stunning amount of artistic beauty and creativity, Paris endures to inspire and encourage us. Adan Twitter […]

Adan’s Gratitudes – Walking With Birds

Each gratitude post is of an event in my recent past, a few days to a few weeks, both allowing me to better understand my experience and to grant myself the time for that without rushing 😊 This gratitude evolved from a walk in our neighborhood March 23, 2019 – This image from Butler Park […]

Adan’s Gratitudes – A Little History

About my previous attempts expressing gratitudes in my life and my latest intention to do so 😊   I should emphasize too, these are my public expressions of gratitude. My private expressions, and I think we can and should all feel free to have any number we wish for ourselves, are sometimes reluctant, sometimes infrequent, […]

Micro-Macro Unity, Flowers and Landscapes? — Or Am I Just Seeing Things?

You know that feeling, when you spot clouds that look like mountains with fog filled valleys continuing up into the sky? Here’s fairly recent painting example — And my original source photo for it — Or when a close-up / macro of flower remind you of images of constellations bursting from tight cores of light […]

PhotoPoem for – Dancing Flower – A Flower’s Soft Arms

*** A Flower’s Soft Arms Aromas of drifting daysshimmered among the sun’s early shifting shadowswarming a garden’s languid floral arms.The blooms’ shallow sculptures carved sunlight intovalleys, brushing eyebrows on ridges –I reached out. Stop – soft shocked. How did nature decide touching such delicate beautywould disturb the very pigments that drewbutterflies and bees and me? […]

PhotoPoem for – Winged Horse in the Sky – Hoof Prints From My Soul

Hoof Prints From My Soul Cloud clumps within my heart – Reappear in paint As hoof prints from my soul – Questions and guesses – Choices – Gathered (often without knowing) through seven decades of living, As naturally as fog settling – feathered – like thread knit loosely ‘tween sky and earthYes, it’s been a […]

Clues to Myself About My Latest Painting via Art Mystery Novel “Abstract Aliases” by Ritter Aimes

In “Abstract Aliases” – a mystery art thriller by Ritter Ames – Laurel Beacham, the art recovery expert protagonist has returned to London office and is quickly engulfed in strong whiffs of danger, intrigue, and – as always, in a good way – an ongoing yes/no maybe/could-be romantic involvement with a fellow art sleuth based, […]