Rodin Creations in Black & White

I revisited and edited some photos I took at the Rodin Museum in Paris. The museum is a converted mansion that became the house for his work. It is a lovely, intimate space. Seeing the natural light fall on the sculptures in a house-like setting was pure joy.  This is just a small selection from the photos I took. For more photos, visit my Flickr album.

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Human Connection

The spontaneous nature of street photography can bring about unexpected moments of human connection. Sometimes my camera is not on the correct setting and it lags when I try to catch a candid moment. On this day, a stranger took advantage of the delay and flashed a friendly smile my way.

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Caught! | Victoria, B.C. | September 2016 | Marivic Pinedo

On Facebook

Not always on WordPress or blog-surfing? Not into subscribing and filling up your inbox with notifications? If you’re like many, and are pretty much always on Facebook, I’ve started a page there that consolidates my musings from Fighting Reality and MarivicPinedo. It also serves as a space to make quick announcements about discounts on my online store on Society6. So, if you’re on Facebook, follow me and/or “like” me there. Thanks again you for your support!

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Sir Minion

Today was a tough day. It probably rained three inches total today, it was so rainy. I can’t say that the darkness of winter doesn’t affect me. It affects me greatly. So, I made a visit to a friend’s house where she had a shoulder to cry on and a baby for me to be my muse for the day, and distract me from my not-so-great mood. This kid is just so darned delightful. There was no way I was leaving that house feeling better than I walked in. Thanks to this kiddo and his family for always being there.

The art of fashion in Mexico 1940-2015

Our trip to Mexico City was filled with art and culture. When others go to the beach to forget and relax, we travel to discover and learn about subjects new and different from our own. While wandering the streets, a banner ad for the exhibit El arte de la indumentaria y la moda en Mexico, 1940-2015 caught our eye. So we popped in. Admission was free to explore this lovely building, where there were two floors filled with beautiful dresses. They were stunning, traditional, historical, daring, of-their-decade, and just fascinating to study. Students of fashion were walking around with sketch pads and cameras studying each piece. One student seemed to be photographing the same ones I was interested in. I remember him making a comment to me in Spanish that we seemed to like the same styles.

Fashion is not something I really keep up with at all, but I appreciate the art and skill designers have to manifest their visions. I enjoy exploring different areas of art and creativity. Areas I couldn’t do because it just isn’t my natural talent. It helps me stay curious and grow in the kinds of visions I can have for my work.

My Online Store

I’ve been working on a project that I hope will help bring in a little extra money. I’ve joined a legion of other artists on Society6, where my work is available for sale in the form of prints, canvas art, tote bags, shower curtains, duvet covers, phone covers, tapestries, clocks, and more. The great thing is that they do all the production and shipping, and I simply upload my work. For every item sold I get some profit from it. I get a kick out of seeing my work transform into different shapes, sizes, and textures.

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https://society6.com/marivicpinedo

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p.s. If there is something of mine that you like but don’t see it as an item for sale, just let me know and I’ll consider uploading it. Have fun shopping!