Patriotic Art & The Protester…Happy 4th of July


Remembrance of 9-11, Leoma Lovegrove, On Display at the Southwest Florida International Airport

Remembrance of 9-11, Leoma Lovegrove, On Display at the Southwest Florida International Airport



Do patriotic art and the protester have anything in common? Yes indeed. That doesn’t mean they are friends however. A patriot can be a protester, a protester can be a patriot, and they can both be woefully uninformed. An artist can be all of these just like anybody else. I just wanted to celebrate the fourth of July with you by presenting some patriotic art and  some protest art because they are both interesting and both have their place…

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Patriotic Art for the 4th of July


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“USS Constitution HMS Guerrierre” Artist Unknown

How about a little patriotic art for the 4th of July? Independence Day in America is a celebration, and should be  a lot more than an appliance sale, a used car deal, or a special on a big screen TV. So before you fire up the barbecue and pop open a cold one, how about checking out some patriotic art

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26 Funtastic Signs from Disneyland & California Adventure – Part 2

Funtastic Signs Part 1 featured a creative and diverse portfolio of signs from Disneyland, and none from California Adventure. So now we will take a short walk to Disney’s California Adventure Theme Park and take a peek at another group of functional and creative signs

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26 Funtastic Signs from Disneyland & California Adventure – Part 1



Ink and Paint, In Toontown at Disneyland


I want to show you some of the most fun-tastic  signs on the planet…Having just returned from a short trip to Disneyland & California Adventure recently, I realized that most of the photos I took were of the great signs I saw around almost every corner. So mad props to the team of artists, designers, imagineers, craftsmen and everybody who played a part in creating these cool signs

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