“COWBOYS, just like the word says”~John Wayne

I grew up in Hollywood, so most people when they think of cowboys, think of John Wayne, famous for his slow drawl and distinctive gravelly voice. He is most famous for his Western movies like “Stagecoach” (1939), “The Alamo” (1960), and “True Grit” (1969).

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“Escondido Dale” watercolor by Eileen Tomson

I graduated from college with a BFA in Illustration, and one of my favorite illustrators, just happens to paint images of horses and cowboys. His name is Don Weller and he grew up in Pullman, Washington, his passion being horses and art.

Mr. Weller graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Fine Art. He moved to Los Angeles where he spent his time doing graphic design and illustration. His work appeared on record covers, posters, and magazine covers.  Later in life, he ended up moving with his family to Oakley, Utah, where once again he came back to his love of horses. After I graduated college, I had a greeting card company named Jag Graphics, located in downtown San Diego. I received a framed present from an artist who knew that I admired Don Weller’s work. He received it at the San Diego Communicating Arts Group. It has made it through many moves from San Diego, to Seattle, Northern California, Los Angeles, and all the way to Nashville, TN. I must really be fond of this poster! Don Weller would be proud. Below are some of my favorite paintings that Mr. Weller did.  I love the sense of humor in the work with the Marlboro man looking in shock at a cowgirl doing a yoga pose.

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“Marlboro Man in Shock” by Don Weller

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“Waitin and Watchin” by Don Weller

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“Family Tradition” by Don Weller

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“Next Loop” by Don Weller

http://donweller.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Weller_(painter)

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Tokyo Olympics 2020

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The symbol of the Olympic games is composed of five interlocking rings,

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  • yellow      PMS 137C
  • black        PMS 426C
  • green        PMS 355C
  • red            PMS 192C

The design was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, co-founder of the Olympic teams. The six colours, including the white background, reproduce all the colours that appeared on all the national flags that competed in the Olympics at that time

“The blue and yellow of Sweden, the blue and white of Greece, the tri- colours of France, England and America, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, the yellow and red of Spain next to the novelties of Brazil or Australia, with old Japan and new China. Here is truly an international symbol.”.

The emblem of the union was two interlaced rings (like the typical interlaced marriage rings) and originally the idea of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung for him, the ring symbolized continuity and the human being

The Olympic motto is: Hendiatris, which is Latin for “faster, higher and stronger

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https://creativemarket.com/blog/2013/09/16/logo-designs-for-the-2020-olympic-games/?utm_source=CMfacebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog_2020olympics

http://www.olympic.org/content/the-ioc/bidding-for-the-games/all-about-the-bid-process/?utm_source=cmblog&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=olympicslogo

http://www.olympic.org/news/tokyo-2020-celebrates-host-city-election/208838

http://www.olympic.org/news/tokyo-2020-celebrates-host-city-election/208838

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_symbols

Repeat after me, repeat after me, repeat after me…

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Repetition of Dog – eileen art

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Definition of Repetition:
noun
2. “ Repetition is the repeating of some element or aspect of a design. The act of repeating; repeated action, perfromance, production, or presentation.
Definition of Moreing: 
verb
1. “ Moreing is an artform. It’s the curated multiplying of the same object
in one space. It was first seen in 2012 and is believed to have its roots
in fashion before progressing into street art. The ‘Morer’ creates impact through repetition, structure, and artistic sensibility.”

Leo Addison, artist – The Glue Society on Vimeo
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Repetition of Cats

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http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2013/09/10/220734400/a-new-kind-of-more?utm_source=npr&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=nprfacebook

Chanel No. 5 +Warhol+Marilyn Monroe

When Marilyn Monroe was asked what she wore to bed at night, her reply was

“Two drops of Chanel No. 5”

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Chanel No. 5 is a classic perfume that has been around for almost a century. The fashion designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, launched this unique perfume in 1921 in Paris. The perfume was named after her lucky number, which was five. It was the first designer perfume, and the most famous of all perfumes by Coco Chanel.

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Chanel No. 5.

It has been said that the artist, Andy Warhol, gave Chanel No. 5 a new breath of fresh air with packaging that he designed for Chanel’s 75th Anniversary. Warhol’s contract stated that he would only design the packaging for Coco Chanel’s perfume if the original elegant square shape of the  bottle remained unchanged throughout time. The perfume’s square shaped bottle had a modernity about it, unique to its time of release, with black and white as key elements.

To this day, Chanel No. 5  has the same square shape, never to be updated to anything other.  The famous packaging that Warhol designed helped the sales of the perfume by being bought by many of his celebrity friends that he partied with at his famous New York  studio, The Factory.

The main components of the Chanel No. 5 are four flowers: rose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, and sandlewood, with jasmine being the most important ingredient.

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 Shane Bowden, BFA, MFA, AIPP

The artist Shane Bowden was born in Brisbane, Australia  on March 7, 1974.  Mr. Bowden now works in Honolulu, Hawaii, his gallery is called LeBlank . Mr Bowden has been called Andy Warhol on steroids. His Chanel No.5 series are original hand pulled silkscreens on canvas.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Warhol

http://www.ehow.com/facts_5753104_chanel-no_-5.html

http://www.leblankart.com/gallery