Happy Thursday and Etsy Inspiration

Yay – Thursday already which means the weekend is just around the corner. This weekend at Wonderland SF is a new art opening and reception featuring the works of 18 artists. Apparently there is wine involved. Just saying….. So – I was very honored when Kateri at Urban Legend used my art print, City Center […]

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Fine Art and Must Haves

Back from Turkey Day…ate too much but enjoyed every minute. So thankful for my family and friends to spend the holidays with. So many ideas for the holiday season and so much talent. Look what I found from Not Neutral – this freaking amazing limited edition plate designed for the 2006 American Institute of Architects […]

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As I was saying…..

….what was I saying? Ah yes…Friday and time to clean house, see friends….drink some great wine with someone special….and think artful thoughts. I rarely hang a  calender because usually they are simply tacky. Yes I said it – TACKY. But this one from Design Files is so NOT TACKY. It features these simply gorgeous illustrations […]

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Saturday Mash

HAPPY SATURDAY First – the Giants play tonight in Texas – so it goes without saying that – since I’m a Bay Area native – the Giants MUST WIN. I’m not a huge Giants fan but I am a HUGE San Francisco fan. Second – tomorrow is Halloween and I like things that are creepy. […]

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Emerging Artists:Last Days of Summer

Yesterday I picked up a small olive tree to plant in the space between my neighbor’s driveway and ours. I don’t even like olives but the beautiful blue/green leaves are so calming and the natural design quality of an olive tree is divine. I may try making olive oil however…now that I can enjoy. ***Along […]

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Cupcake Wars

Cupcakes in art. Can these delectable desserts from emerging artists and pastry chefs be fashioned into accessories made to show and not eat? The cupcake craze continues here with a fun collection of cupcakes to wear, to accessorize and to ultimately enjoy. Oh – at the end of this posts – check for art happenings […]

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Inspiration:In a Nutshell

I collect web sites – like some people collect baseball cards. So I have this on-going list of sites I love and art I love and things that would be so great to hang on my walls or decorate my home with. The list began to pile up and it seemed like a good idea […]

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Bay Area Vintage Finds

I ran into some old neighbors that I grew up with the other night at my favorite pizza restaurant in Oakland, Pizzaiolo and come to find out I am honored to be in the midst of a fabulous jewelry designer who takes vintage finds and makes gorgeous new pieces from it. Talk about recycled…oh my […]

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It’s Friday – Dress Up Day!

My grandmother had this awesome collection of cocktail jewelry from heavy hanging necklaces with baubles and beads and things that glisten to glittery earrings with shiny jewels. I asked my mom about them the other day and she said she would try to find them for me. How fun would that be to wear this […]

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Emerging Artists:Message in a Bottle

Marvels of magic, treasured potions, curious bric-a-brac, maps to no-where and long forgotten love letters collected inside miniature glass vials are intriguing, mysterious, unexpected and overflowing with treasures both alive and less than. A Cabinet of Curiosities A Necklace of Messages Message in a Bottle -Fleur de Lis Bottle Up Your Shells Bookmark on Delicious Recomend […]

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All Things Sushi

I have a sushi thing going on. I don’t why but it just makes me smile so let’s focus on all things sushi…especially sushi rings. Because…why not? This little sashimi number makes me hungry. And wouldn’t it go well with a cocktail dress and a martini? I love yellow tail! We don’t want to leave […]

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About

The Art Planet is born of a desire to share great art with the world. I'm Jan Weiss - a published artist and writer with many years in the art publishing world. I create and sell my own art as fine art prints and as originals and work with other artists to promote them and give them virtual exposure on my planet. Enjoy - come back and visit. And please follow.
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