Category: Artisans

Lion King: Art of the Costume

There’s no end to the popularity of The Lion King, which broke box office records on the weekend in its latest movie version. It’s a good time to appreciate the original stage show, especially the costumes, designed by Broadway producer and director Julie Taymor.

Ann Wood: Paper Sculptures

Ann Wood’s paper-sculpted botanicals are superb, and she is an artisan celebrated on this blog in the past (see that extraordinary work here).  Now, it’s time to focus on her garden works, equally creative.

The Art of Plating

What artistry, with plates. It’s Easter Week, a time when tables for many people groan with family. Exquisite plating technique is not something most of us will concentrate upon. But there are many on Instagram and elsewhere whose duty it is to show us how.  Artisans, every one […]