Saturday, May 2, 2009

Painting for the day: "Ham 'n' Egg"


"Ham 'n' Egg" ............... oil ............... 10" x 10"

I have one of those brains that possesses the bad habit of transposing words for its own amusement. Yesterday I passed by a community college near us, which has recently posted a list of studies, in large architectural letters on the facade of the building. What two of the courses of studies read as to me were: "Culinary Justice" and "Criminal Arts". I'm not sure which category this painting would fit into. Perhaps it would be a dual degree.


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18 comments:

  1. That is too funny...I always thought Criminal Arts was the graffiti we were always fighting.

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  2. This is great R! I always love your humor with your blogging and this is no different. The title is great too!

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  3. Hi R.,

    This is really funny! What would culinary justice be I wonder? Would it mean that whoever
    cooked got money in the little piggy bank. I once went to a family Christmas dinner where we were asked to pay -- after the meal. There was an uncomfortable silence as it was Christmas dinner and everyone had contributed to making it. Awkward as the teenagers say. I think the
    bad feeling that resulted might have been culinary justice.

    Super painting and Great colour.

    Take care,

    Barbara

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  4. Too cute! I'm very good at transposing words too. Always have to do a double take. Maybe it's a right-brained thing (or a no-brained thing...lol!)

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  5. LOL!! Love it. You are a riot, R.! What a wonderful painting, and thanks for the laugh.

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  6. I have the same brain!

    Why does this painting look so familiar? Did you do a similar subject one before??

    If the sun doesn't come back tomorrow I'll die, I think.

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  7. Cute cute! I am cracking up!! :) I needed a good laugh!

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  8. LOL! The title is hilarious!!!!
    I love teh colors in this one violet is perfect here.
    Thanks for the Sunday laugh.

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  9. Hi Sheila, You are funny and very astute... fits the neighborhood, too.

    Thanks Dana and Manon, Gotta keep a sense of humor.

    Hi Barbara, I guess culinary justice can come in many forms. Great story!

    Hi Michelle, You may be onto something!

    Thanks, Liz! Glad I could make you laugh.

    Hi Jala, Yes, this is another in a series.... April 5 featured an egg whisky, too. There’s at least one more on the way.

    Thanks Lauren and Irit!

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  10. charming. I kind of want to kiss the little egg.

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  11. Love it R - I just have to go to your blog if I need a laugh! Looking forward to the next in the series

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  12. This is so funny...and so well painted! Love the purple against the pink pig. That eggbeater always "cracks" me up! The title fits perfectly.

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  13. I think Criminal Arts is taught by the Poly Sci department.

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  14. Very funny...R. Your painting is so clear and clean..I love the colors and its so neat also..:)

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  15. Thanks Celeste, Liz, Gwen, and Megha!

    Jeremy, I think you may be onto something...!

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  16. My brain does the same thing; I didn't know it was amusing itself! I didn't know anybody else had a brain like that, either. Whew! What a relief! Love the painting, subject and colors.

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  17. Joyful, you are not alone! Jala concurs. Maybe it's an 'art brain' thing.

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Thank you for your kind comments! They always make my day.