Category Archives: Art

Making It by Hand, an Undeniable Joy

  Making it by Hand by Grama Trudy Initially, crafting arose out of necessity, not out of desire; now it is relief of boredom, and an hobby. Most of the time if there is a need to express a thought, … Continue reading

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Grama Trudy’s Art Gallery

by gramatrudy The drawings are for viewing.  Criticisms, pro or con, are welcome and encouraged.   New Art Work will be added regularly.  Check back again to see new additions.                                                                                                                            “Day Dreamer”                 ‘Love Expression”  11 x 14 … Continue reading

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Grama’s Birthday

Grama’s Birthday Posted on October 7, 2007by gramatrudy Grama’s Birthday by Trudy A. Martinez Today is not my birthday: that day passed weeks ago but here stands Elijah and Charity, wishing me happy birthday, handing me a present, asking me … Continue reading

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The Life of a Rose

by Trudy A. Martinez The Life of a Rose   The Life of a Rose The beauty of a rose is seen at its’ fullest. The beauty of a life is seen at its’ end. A pedal sings of its’ … Continue reading

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“Sweet Dreams”

A few years back when my granddaughter (and roommate) first showed an interest in photography, I loaned her my camera so she could take a class.  At that time, the camera (a Canon) was near top of the line; it had all the … Continue reading

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The Rock

The Rock  or  The Rock with photos or check out the blog photos in the photo-album “There is a huge rock near a gravel pit on Hwy.25 in rural Iowa.  For generations, kids have painted slogans, names, and obscenities on … Continue reading

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The Art of Persuasion

The Art of Persuasion  By Trudy A. Martinez     The Art of Persuasion  By Trudy A. Martinez    The disarrangement of layers of garments of what appears to be this man’s entire wardrobe encourages a perception of a hastened … Continue reading

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