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Pandora’s Music Box

In Uncategorized on August 30, 2012 at 4:21 pm

I was designing a cover spread featuring Dan Deacon and wanted to hear some of his music. Thanks to Pandora, I was able to do that in seconds.

Not only did I enjoy his sound, but I also got to hear a bunch of other unfamiliar artists.

One  of my new favorites is Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Their song “Home” is an operatic hootenany. Listening to this station, I found myself working faster and feeling, dare I say it, peppy!

Occasionally Pandora will play a commercial tailored to the listener’s musical tastes. This time it was for 250 free business cards. Too often I’m offered antidepressants/painkillers. Who would’ve thought that choosing the likes of Morrissey and Leonard Cohen could make a person come across as miserable?

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You’re Invited

In Uncategorized on August 26, 2012 at 1:48 am

SAFETY NET, Karen Peacock, Mixed Media Acrylic

Silent Auction of 8″ X 8″ canvases

to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Frederick County at

THE MUSE

19 North Market Street

Through September 15, 2012

Reception during Frederick First Saturday

from 5-8

September 1, 2012

Angling for Art

In Uncategorized on August 19, 2012 at 2:42 am

I recently joined The Artist Angle. On my page you’ll find digital photos and illustrations, plus a few abstracts. Most of my original art can be made into prints. If you’re interested in something you’ve seen at a show or on my website, let me know and we’ll make it available.

Thanks to Photoshop, this digital photo of Baker Park mimics a beat-up old daguerreotype.