“The Girl with Silver Hands” (a painting inspired by the “Handless Maiden” tale from the Brothers Grimm) is now appearing in its latest incarnation: gracing the cover of the soon-to-be-released scholarly study, Disability, Deformity, and Disease in the Grimms’ Fairy Tales by Ann Schmiesing. The book is published by Wayne State University Press and will be (more…)
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The Illustration Friday word of the week is journey.
Said so succinctly by these folks:
“The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes but in having new eyes.” ~Marcel Proust
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~T. S. Eliot
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~Anais Nin
(Quotes from True Work: The Sacred Dimention of Earning a Living by Justine Willis Toms and Michael Toms)
Hmmm…now where have you seen this image before? A double-fudge sundae to that person who realized quick-smart that it’s my blog’s logo. (And it has also graced the home page of my old Artspan.com site). It’s one of my personal favorites, and I’m pretty sure I’ve never shown it in its entirety here on a blog post before.