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Blog 57 March 5, 2021

Winter Wall Art,Search…Hope, Original

Hope: Is a painting of an anonymous person working at a computer screen worth doing, or promoting? How could this be so? I believe the answer is “Yes.” Never in human history has the concept of work, identity, play, leisure, community, faith, humor, culture…any of what we call Culture, been reduced to one primary activity…plunking at keys, using a mouse and gazing at a screen. I find it astonishing, really. More than this, I think there will be some kind of reckoning at some point…when all we ought to have done, might have done, should have done, would better have done…will call out to us as if to say…”Where were you?”

“Search…Hope, Original,” acrylic on canvas, George Delany

This painting is one of a series of three from my “Faith, Hope, and Charity,” trio. This being “Hope,” leaves the other two, “Faith” and “Charity“– I call Charity… Love. So this is part of the Faith, Hope and Love series. Each painting is 48″ x 36,” acrylic on canvas, ready to hang. Limited edition prints are available, too.

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site  here often in the New Year 2021. Buy a print every now and again, one that moves you. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: “Faith, Hope, and Charity, that’s the way to live successfully…how do I know? The Bible tells me so.” This is a song, a jingle from my youth. This was a popular song! It resonated in this society. I remember it fondly. Now, in this day and age, the whole idea is largely mocked and ridiculed, most especially by the cognoscenti, the usual suspects. But I tell you, the more it is mocked, the more worthy the whole idea becomes, the more vital, the more appealing and the more relevant. Disagree– I don’t mind. But in this world, in this country, in this country, right now, few things make any real sense from day-to-day. This is one central idea…and ideal, really, that does. Faith, Hope, Charity.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 56 Feb. 27, 2021

Winter Wall ArtOcean Drive Original

One of my favorite stretches of highway anywhere…is that spot along Ocean Drive in Newport, Rhode Island, where you at one point round a curve and find yourself facing for as far as the eye can see, the sea on one hand and the monumental ocean sky blanketing the whole vista. Here is the scene I have tried to capture in “Ocean Drive, Newport RI Original.”

In the conference room “Ocean Drive Original” a Newport, Rhode Island scene

Painted from a photo I snapped, I admit to having driven this route dozens if not hundreds of times over many years. The original painting measures 60″ x 40″. It is available as a limited edition print, also. Note, each limited edition print comes at a fixed size, 24″ x 18.” I will sign the print for you if you should wish.

A small business setting, “Ocean Drive Original,” oil-on-canvas, by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again here early in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.”

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: Sometimes…you’ve seen something a dozen times, a hundred times, when all of a sudden, for reasons that may or may not be apparent, you see something new in the familiar for the first time. This is in my experience —often an exhilarating one. Is it not so in business, also? Most of my original paintings fall into this realm, now that I think about it a bit. Something new…born from the all-too-familiar. We could use a dose of this, now, don’t you think?

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 55 February 19, 2021

Winter Wall Art,Slush Foot in Winter

How do you mark the passage of winter? In a pandemic? This year, I note the passage of winter on frequent walks, late in the day. The sun sets at a later time, Robins show up on frozen ground to eek out a dinner, somehow. Small birds seem to become more frenetic at the feeders as mating season approaches. I wonder about my beehives– are they healthy? Do they have enough food? Is the Queen laying her eggs, yet? In winters past, perhaps we visit family in New York City or take some other kind of winter excursion– but not this year. Below is a shot of my slush foot on one of my winter afternoon walks…when I begin to realize Spring is only a month off.

Small business office setting, “Slush Foot in Winter,” by George Delany

Below is the pixilated version of the same image– one I find interesting in its elaboration of tones; white, black and gray. If you have an interest in this print, please contact me. I will get it produced for you…since it is not posted on my art website. I have a fascination for pixelated images– not everyone does. But here is a good example of why I like the exercise of creating pixelated images. Just…a beautiful study.

Pixelated, “My Slushfoot” from George Delany Art

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again here in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.”

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: See the season just ahead. Yes, we are in the here-and-now, trying to make the most of each day. Yes, we prioritize our tasks, trying to get every thing done as efficiently as possible. But seeing the season ahead, perhaps the year ahead, perhaps five years ahead, is a helpful exercise, too. This exercise allows me to imagine where it is I want to go; an ‘outcome,’ if you will. This exercise helps me factor in considerations that would otherwise be omitted, dismissed or escape my consciousness altogether. I like a little time to imagine the Honey Bees feverishly at work gathering spring nectar, pollen, birthing their young bees. This helps me orient my own efforts toward the hives and what they might require of me so that a productive, healthy season becomes possible. Whether in business, in art or in life, a little forethought is in order.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 54 February 11, 2021

Winter Wall Decor,Momma Hen in Waiting

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we begin to receive our annual seed catalogs, the days lengthen, Spring seems to be more consciously in mind…so what may be better than an image to hang that is all about the passing of Winter and the arrival of Spring? Here is “Momma Hen in Waiting,” first painted in acrylic on an ordinary wooden shingle from which these prints are made available. This high-quality, digital print uses a white, 3″ matte and a flat Cherry wood frame to make it stand out on the wall.

Momma Hen in Waiting,” winter art print 2021 from George Delany Art

This series of chicks is based on our own flock, one we maintained for years in the basement of our barn. Roosters, Hens, Chicks, we had a wide variety including Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rock, Silver Laced Wyondottes, Buff Orpingtons and Cochins and “exotic species” we purchased via USPS from a Kansas farm, Murray McMurray. Our local post man would call at 7:30 am to announce, “Your Chickens are here!” We ordered about 25 birds at the time. Another joyful day…underway.

Momma Hen in Waiting,” by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again here in the New Year 2021. Valentine’s Day…and the prospect of a beautiful art print gift, gives you a perfect opportunity. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.”

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: To that special someone in your life…with Valentine’s Day just around the corner…time to devote some thought. In a time of pandemic when so many people are cooped up, constrained by uncommon health concerns of one kind or another– on this day, Valentine’s Day, may each of us find time to pay attention to what is most important in our lives, or more importantly, who. How do we honor this person? We have the rest of the year to honor business colleague and friends for their accomplishments, achievements and exploits. But on Valentine’s Day, the focus changes to the one who is most special, the one who may be the greatest source of inspiration and strength. We get to pay attention, to acknowledge, to be thankful! Happy Valentine’s Day 2021.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 53 February 7, 2021

Winter Wall Decor,The Hot Club

This series of pencil sketches on paper came about in the late 80s as I recall. Each is an attempt by the artist, that would be me, to pay tribute to some aspect of life in the physical plane….in Providence, Rhode Island, I thought noteworthy. This is one from that series of drawings. Another aspect of this image’s creation lies in the memory now that this building, once an old industrial site on the waterfront in Upper Narragansett Bay, had lain derelict for years before a close friend decided to take this on…and so he and his buddies resurrected the building and turned it into what became, arguably, the “coolest bar,” in Providence at the time. What a lot of fun it was.

Hot Club,” prints from original pencil sketch by George Delany

Below is a scanned image of the original pencil sketch, done at 6″ square, on paper. At the time, the Pixel was making itself known in the creation of electronic images…and so I took it as a challenge to impart some quality of the pixel into the sketches of the time, hence the grid of grays in the background, my homage, to the pixel– one of many over the years.

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an  art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again here in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: The Vision is important…but without follow-up, nothing happens. In this case, the Hot Club came into being only because of the vision…and follow-up by a guy completely committed to its success. He didn’t ‘talk about it.’ He didn’t ‘share his feelings.’ He didn’t ‘seek consensus.’ He didn’t rush impetuously into the undertaking. He put his dedicated team together…and moved into it, completely. He took his time, but did it zealously. And the whole undertaking was a smashing success.

Here is another blog post from my art site…

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Blog 52 January 29, 2021

Winter Wall Art,Snowy Lane

As in summer, the beauty in winter can be all around us…one has only to turn our attention to see it. Art is often concerned with enlarging our capacity to see and understand the world around us, is it not? I snapped this image, one I call, “Snowy Lane,” on a trip to see my neighbor after a winter storm. Low-and-behold, it is full of surprises. I hope you like it.

Snowy Lane,” by George Delany

Below is a second image, pixelated, from the same series. See how different they are, and how beguiling, though both are simple images of the plane of snow broken and illuminated to capture the terrain. Pixelated images I offer as a test– I love pixelated images just as studies of color, shape, form within a perimeter. Not everyone does. But if you are in the “I like pixelated images,” camp, perhaps you will appreciate this image. This image is not offered as wall decor, but provides a basis for comparison and consideration.

“Pixelated Snow” by George Delany

Below is a simple application of the winter-image to a room, an environment, in this case, a living room, perhaps.

Snow…as winter wall decor, from George Delany Art

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an  art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site againhere in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week: Once upon a time, my teacher would strut into class with a few samples of art prints under his arm, gather us together, hold up his first sample before us, and say, “See it.” We in many cases did not appreciate what he was talking about. We looked at it. We gazed at it. We blinked at it, then away, we wondered what he was talking about, but my sense was that we…or I, did not really grasp what he was getting at. In today’s selections, you have a chance to see snow differently. “See it,” he would have said. And here it is.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 51 January 21, 2021

Winter Wall Decor: “Florida Beach Poster” one of series

One of the most distinguished of my Beach Poster Series, the Florida Beach Poster…just shipped out to a Florida resident, this week. Thank you! Tube, USPS. Yes, I signed the gentleman’s poster as I customarily do each one. A seal of authenticity is also imprinted on the poster in the lower right corner. Printed on 100 lb. Mohawk Bristol Cover, an excellent grade of paper stock, the colors are silk-screened, rich blue and green with pink complements in the details. Major beaches are identified by number and cross-referenced to a list beneath the State representation, itself.

Florida Beach Poster,” signed by artist George Delany

The posters in this series have a distinctive, unique general appearance, graphic style, call it what you will. But in each case, what truly distinguishes this work is the presence of AUTHENTIC BEACH SAND I gathered from each locality. My screen-printer worked with me very diligently to develop a means of adhering the sand to the poster, highlighting the beaches of the particular State…a lot of fun to puzzle out, I admit. Rhode Island was the original, the prototype for this whole series. It sold out at least two printings and regrettably, is no longer available.

Artist signature, Florida Beach Poster, George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an  art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again soon, here in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– “Life is better at the beach,‘ we should all strive to make this happen, after 2020, here in a New Year. A simple proposition.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 50 January 14, 2021

Winter Wall Art,Cape Cod Beach Poster™”

The Cape Cod Beach Poster remains one of my favorites in this series, begun way back during the Rhode Island BiCentennial Celebration when I first fashioned the prototype, “Rhode Island Beach Poster” as part of the series of screen printed posters designed to honor the occasion. This Rhode Island Beach Poster sold out thru at least two printings and is no longer available. But I went on to create a whole family of related Beach Posters, each one utilizing beach sand of the State or locality adhered to the poster paper stock…to make my point– a very unusual piece of wall art. In the design of each poster, I visited a beach in that locality and dug up the sand, myself.

“Cape Code Beach Poster” by George Delany

Yes, the tan areas are actual Cape Cod beach sand, as is true in all Beach Poster designs. The size is about 24″ x 35″. Each poster ships in a tube, USPS. I will sign your poster for you. Check out the whole collection: Chesapeake Bay, Long Island, Florida, New Jersey and California…make up the entire series. Perhaps one day I’ll get around to creating the Arizona Beach Poster! Note, POSTER OFFER GOOD ONLY WHILE SUPPLY LASTS.

Bedroom setting, “Cape Cod Beach Poster,” by George Delany

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an  art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” 

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– In business, goals are helpful, right? We all know this. As in business, so in life. Here in the early part of the New Year 2021, amidst so much uncertainty, the tough days of winter have not yet really arrived, but already perhaps we long for beautiful summer days on the beach…and in this case, the beaches of Cape Cod. May they come again this year– I will hold this out as a ‘personal goal!’

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 49 January 6, 2021

Winter Wall Decor: “Amazing Grace

In this trying time in the USA, here is my graphic sentiment on the moment. “Amazing Grace” in this period, on this sad day. It is wholly inadequate. But I will hang on to it with the same Hope as the writer of the Book of Hebrews 11: verse 1, who wrote, “Now faith is the sum of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”

Amazing Grace,” from my “Who We Are Collection.”

In the sitting room example, below, you can see that an image reminding us of the power of Amazing Grace lends itself to almost any setting, residential, non-profit or business.

In the sitting room, “Amazing Grace,” and the American flag

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an  art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. I invite you to visit this site again in the New Year 2021. I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.”

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– With all the tumult of the 1960s, something I never hoped to see again, I have never seen a moment quite like this. I am saddened at the moment in which our country finds itself. This cannot be. Let us reach, each in our own way, in this tumultuous time at the outset of 2021 for a higher expression of good faith, good will, civility and basic integrity toward our fellow Americans— with our great grandchildren in mind. Amen.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 48 Dec. 30, 2020

Winter Wall Art,Declaration of Independence

This is the last post on this blog…for 2020, a trying and tumultuous year for us all, wouldn’t you say? I could post a romantic image, an amusing image, a funny image, a politically charged image, an ironic image…but in the scheme of things, I am posting one of my poster designs I believe to be most important, given the times. See what you think. Here is the “Declaration of Independence,” one I believe carries a message that will come into sharp focus in the years just ahead. Why do I believe this? Because forces inside the country and out are lined up to obliterate much of what is here, that’s why. You can disagree, all right, no problem. But I believe the ideas embodied in this poster ought to be revived, taught anew and reinforced. Plenty of Americans have died for the ideals expressed here, and plenty are prepared to defend it again, no doubt.

Declaration of Independence,” from my Americana Collection

Here is an application to a small business office wall, a home business office wall, almost any business office wall. The poster itself uses high quality pigments and paper, and comes in a variety of sizes, paper finishes, print, matte and framing materials as you will note on my George Delany Art website. In my opinion, the poster works well in any residential setting also, bedroom, computer room, library, study, sitting room–here is an adaptable, contemporary design image.

Declaration of Independence,” original design from George Delany Art

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, as the New Year unfolds, you may find yourself considering the acquisition of an art print. I invite you to visit this site again in the New Year 2021 — I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.”

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Time marches on. We adapt, we recover, we refocus, we reconsider, we recommit, we re-energize, we gather ourselves in for the haul, short and long. This New Year, 2021, looks like it will call upon all of us to do just this. Let us spend this critical time in preparation for what lies ahead and put our faith in the same Almighty to which our Founding Fathers made their own complete sacrifice. Happy New Year and best Covid-free wishes for a good one…to all.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 47 Dec. 22, 2020

Winter Wall Art,Bannister’s Wharf

Another print sold, Bannister’s Wharf, Newport, Rhode Island. Typically, I will either paint on site, “pleine-air,” OR, I will take photos and try to turn selected images into interesting paintings. This latter process is what happened, here. Digital technology allows me to make high-resolution scans and to produced quality prints for those who find them engaging, as I do.

“Bannister’s Wharf,” print of original acrylic study on masonite, George Delany Art

In the case of Newport, Rhode Island, we have been visiting this town for more summers than I wish to confess to…but I will admit to ‘college years!’ I find paintings of the beaches, downtown areas, the harbor, and Ocean Drive to be endlessly captivating. And so, over the years, I have created a number of original paintings and now prints reflective of my love of Newport.

Below is the original scanned image from which the prints are made. These prints use high quality materials, pigments, papers and framing materials. Do not hang prints in direct or even bright sun-light. For longest durability, hang in subdued light.

Bannister’s Wharf,” print at Christmas 2020

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. The time to order prints for Christmas 2020 has passed. But visit this site again in the New Year 2021 and I will make every effort to complete your order in a timely manner, despite COVID-related production “issues.” As of this moment, I am still to receive one very important Christmas gift print to be delivered upon arrival, here! Not good.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Christianity is rooted in love, mercy, forgiveness. I find the essence of it all more critical to my own life now than ever before in my lifetime. So my personal ‘bias,’ if you wish to call it that, is that we commit ourselves, our community and our country to living out in these closing days of Advent the promise of the Christian experience.  Merry Christmas

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 46 Dec. 15, 2020

Fall Wall Decor,Rum Runner

Newport, Rhode Island in late summer. Here we are walking Bannister’s Wharf, Bowen’s Wharf, hobnobbing among the shops and restaurants with other tourist folks. This was the scene when I stumbled on this famous Newport waterfront vessel, “Rum Runner.” That was it. I snapped a few photos which served as the basis for the oil-on-canvas painting. In turn, prints are provided from this original work.

Rum Runner,” print from oil-on-canvas original, from George Delany Art

Above, you can get a sense of this work installed in a bedroom setting. On my website, you’ll see a variety of other possibilities; sitting room, home office, conference room, restaurant…which will allow you to imagine how this work might appear in your particular setting. You can also use your phone and Augmented Reality to imagine this print on a particular wall you may have in mind. Very nifty application. This image remains one of my favorite scenes of Newport, and is among my favorite images painted of localities in and around the resort town.

Original image from which prints are made available, “Rum Runner,” famous Newport, Rhode Island vessel, dockside

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials– pigments, papers and framing materials. Time is passing. This week, if you order right now, there is no guarantee we can deliver in time for Christmas Day. COVID and shopping pressures have complicated delivery times this year, regrettably.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Let me keep it short, this week. The Holyday Season is upon us. What is your response? In a litigious, increasingly secular, still very materialistic society, what drives you to participate in this season of the year? I don’t want to know the answer– but I do like the question, most especially in such uncertain economic times amidst a global pandemic, in anticipation of a new administration all within a highly polarized society. What does the Holiday Season mean to you, this season? Merry Christmas.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 45 Dec. 9, 2020

Fall Wall Art,Big Boy 1

I like this post, already. Among our many beautiful chicks, hens and roosters over the years was one of my favorites, this Silver Laced Wyondotte. Big Boy 1, otherwise affectionately known as Roscoe the Magnificent. Roscoe rose up from a baby chick to take command of the whole chicken coop where he remained the force to be reckoned with…for several years until one of his cockerel sons knocked him off his perch and superseded him!

From series of acrylic studies painted on wooden shingles, this is “Big Boy 1

Roscoe the Magnificent survived rat attacks, raccoon attacks, Coyote attacks, Hawk attacks, skunk attacks…he was truly the Big Boy 1. In the world of chickens, life proceeds like it does in our world. If you don’t defend your coop, it will fall. I am so glad I included this bird in my short series of chickens, each one painted on an ordinary wooden shingle, from which these nifty prints are offered. Here, you see a bedroom art gift idea, Roscoe hangs triumphantly above the bed; bear in mind, you can print this image on a variety of materials through my website; canvas, paper, glossy, matte, plastic, wood, acrylic and metal. I like to experiment with digital imagery on a mix of materials. The results are often captivating.

Big Boy 1,” from my Shingle Art Series

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of gift, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials. Strong suggestion…ORDER NOW, and add ten days to your production turn-around time. You are not TOO LATE, but you are brushing up against the limits of possibility…before Christmas Day arrives. COVID and shopping pressures have complicated delivery times, so the smart art print holiday shopper will act sooner rather than later.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Here we are in the Christian tradition…in the Season of Advent…the season of waiting; waiting on the arrival of the Son of God, a major interruption in the unfolding of the human experience in time and space. To this, I can add what we all know– yes, we are waiting, all right. In this odd and trying year, we are waiting for a lot of things. So many people in our country are hurting beyond what most of us may understand or grasp; for food, clothing, a roof overhead, schools to open up, parents to return to work, small business owners to continue their commitments to self-employment as the only means of raising a family, paying bills, creating a viable and prosperous future– this is, in part, what we are waiting for. Some essential questions are painfully in need of an answer. Are our leaders as smart as we think they are? For some decades now, has our political class defended and protected this nation? Our leaders and their often un-elected bureaucrats tell us almost daily what we can do, what our children can do, what we can’t do…our national mental health is taxed, wounded, ailing, and in jeopardy of implosion…our Founding Fathers must cringe, in outrage. The Covid shut-down, the lack of leadership, mis-guided leadership while people atrophy and die in all too many cases is for me, appalling. Yes, we are waiting, this year. Advent teaches us..there will be a resolution one day, and I hope one day, soon. Perhaps a catharsis. A redemption. A moving ahead, one way or the other. Let us commit to finding our way…on behalf of one another.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 44 Dec. 1, 2020

Fall Wall Decor,Preamble” to US Constitution

I suppose it is still a cliche to mention, “We the People.” Old hat, elementary school stuff. Many more “issues” have bubbled up to occupy our daily consciousness, right? I don’t agree. I don’t think at this moment in history We the People is cliche at all. In fact, the very idea may be more important now than at any time since our founding. Our undergirding ideas are under attack, many believe. I am one of them. So I am willing to stew at great length at what the notion of forming “a more perfect Union” is to mean.

“Preamble” to US Constitution, by George Delany

Above you can see the hypothetical example of how this graphic print might appear on the wall of a small or home business. Patriotic colors, but muted, neither a loud blue or red, but muted. This poster is but one from my Americana Poster Collection first undertaken after the attack of 9.11.01, years ago. I am so glad to have taken this journey in the interceding years.

“Preamble” graphic design from George Delany Art

Have you ever purchased a graphic print? Maybe this year, instead of just another commercial gadget, you might consider a different kind of print, an art print. These are all done using high-quality materials. Strong suggestion…ORDER NOW, and add ten days to your production turn-around time. COVID and shopping pressures have complicated delivery times, so the smart art print holiday shopper will act sooner rather than later.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– In a sense, the Preamble to the US Constitution describes the role of government in its most elemental terms. This document has guided and survived since our founding. The inherent idea of building a more perfect union was designed in my view to move this early society away from slavery and out into the clear light of day, the sun, over time. In this sense, it has been successful. The Preamble stands as a monument not to our sins of commission or omission but to the extent to which we have over 200 plus years made great progress. No, I don’t hang my hat on the progress. After this past summer, we all know that living into our potential, into our ideal, has a gravity about it that we have not witnessed in some decades. It is time to pay attention, and to keep the progress going. Personally, I am not a fan of “identity politics,” but of creating as much opportunity for all citizens…out of our prosperity…as we can muster; brains, talents, skills, traits, the capacity to contribute. Rewarding people, punishing people, based on skin color is a caustic, cancerous idea. Let us continue our efforts, one person at a time, one by one, two by two, to “secure the benefits of Liberty” for all our citizens. Let us not relent. The hour has an urgency built into it. Perhaps as this year ends, we commit to meeting this Urgency in the New Year.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 43 Nov. 25, 2020

Fall Wall Art,Working Stiff #4

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Many of us live day-to-day in this mode, don’t we? Our children know how to do it. Even seniors are learning at likely a continuing, rapid clip. We all learn how to do this, what you see here. Is it good? Is it ‘real living?” Is it…living at all? If not, what is it? My son says, “Dad, it’s moving electrons, that’s ALL it is.” He has a point.

You can find recent news of George Delany Art at this link, I hope. We have had a busy fall, and thank those who have supported my work and website.

Have your holiday gift art all wrapped up this year? “Working Stiff #4” from George Delany Art

This image is one from a short series I did some years ago, from an acrylic study on masonite board, 5″ square as I recall. The new “working stiffs” of the 21st century, often now referred to as “keyboard warriors,” a name that amuses me, I confess.

The more time goes by, the better I like this set of images. The version of a nude woman sitting here in this chair, regrettably, sold some years ago. I wish I still had it. All prints are high-quality, good materials, excellent overall quality. Do NOT hang in sunlight, or bright light. Preservation would urge muted light.

Holiday Gift Art, "Working Stiff #4" Art Print
A bedroom art gift, this year? “Working Stiff #4” from George Delany Art

You may find other such images in my Painting Prints gallery…don’t hesitate to take a look. ORDER NOW, and add ten days to your production turn-around time. COVID and shopping pressures have complicated delivery times, so the smart art print holiday shopper will act sooner rather than later.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– What a year we are wrapping up. Perhaps not ironically, the subject of Thanksgiving is especially resonant, this year. Economic woes, international woes, job woes, political woes, all sorts of woes. So it would seem normal and good that we really look carefully at what we love and value. I am fortunate to be lucky enough to do this. We know not everyone is so fortunate. Our notion of citizenry, of common ground, of common purpose, of perhaps even the Two Great Commandments, may be more poignant in its resonance this year, isn’t it so? And then, there is our own history. Do you know the story of the Mayflower? Do you know the story of the Mayflower Compact? We learned about this holiday long ago…in first and second grade. The messages are resonant today more so than at any time in recent memory…except perhaps for the months and years after the hideous tragedy of 9.11.01. In trying times, may we call into clear focus who and what we cherish and value, this Thanksgiving.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 42 Nov. 18, 2020

Fall Wall Art,First Amendment

Once upon a time, in a land faraway, I awoke one morning to read the morning headlines in ultra-bold, two-inch type, “Civil Liberties Suspended.” The lesson was not lost on me.

Do you know your First Amendment? Do you know the Five Freedoms? Are your Five Freedoms safe, secure, free from being squashed, dampened, rewritten, edited or trashed– by anyone or anything? What is it that tells you– in this new society — ruled more and more by forces we don’t understand all that well…such as our new tech oligarchy, which (if you heard the Senate testimony, yesterday, we are at last beginning to understand) your Freedoms are actually safe, secure and protected? What happens if you wake up one day and your fundamental freedoms are….well, just gone, as mine were on that morning? Deleted? Do you know for sure that you, your family, your groups, your colleagues, are NOT in the algorithm included in their new, still-developing “Network Analysis?” No, you do not. I do not, we do not.

Your Five Freedoms, known as First Amendment, do you know them?

I think of graphic design as art, an art form. Here is an example. Typography, color, form to express an idea, simply presented. This is one of a series from my Americana Collection, first undertaken after the grotesquely tragic events of 9.11.01. I am glad to have undertaken this series. The first series in this collection, “Who We Are,” characterized by seven such graphic works, was given a Gold citation by Graphis Poster Annual, and later accepted in full to the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. When you think about gifts this year, the unusual, the meaningful, perhaps something less commercial than is the norm, here you are.

Image of Poster, “First Amendment” from George Delany Art

This poster, and others in my collection, suggest there is plenty of work to do…by every American Citizen over the days, months, years just ahead. Starting right now. If you like the idea that our tech-leaders now are coming to control your access to information, thought, concepts, language, all at large scale, not just individual, but societal maybe its time to consider some new thought, new consideration. Before dismissing what I write, let’s continue to watch, listen, act where we can. In these very trying times, let’s see in the months and years ahead our creative energies find their way in the direction of protecting and building “a more perfect union“.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Let’s give our pet notions such as our comforts…some thought. We talk about the importance of our “comfort zones,” as though comfort was written into the Declaration of Independence. It was not. Our own lives, and the lives of our children and grandchildren may, as was true for our Forefathers, be linked to the degree to which we are committed to what which we find most uncomfortable in the name and spirit of doing the best we can, what is right. Thru difference of opinion, difference in perspective, difference in philosophy…that we come together in the spirit of our common and heritage to preserve and build upon our common ideals. Our comfort zones may not be the friends we have long thought so correct as to be a conventional wisdom. In my world, if I’m comfortable, something is not quite right. Comfort is rarely my conscious choice. But then, I’m Irish– at least in large part. < lol > Comfort suggests my life is not being well spent. Time to get uncomfortable and work to preserve our Five Freedoms.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 41 Nov. 11, 2020

Fall Wall Decor, “Veterans Day Wall Art”

Veterans’ Day offers us a chance to stop, to breathe, to step back, to grasp, to appreciate what Veterans have done and on this day still do– defend our country, our people and our Five Freedoms.

Battle Hymn of the Republic” Wall Decor at Veterans’ Day 2020

Many of my posters in this Americana Poster series were originally initiated after the attacks of 9.11.01. That was an attack on our country…from without. What we face now is something very different. We are patient. We will stop, look, examine, consider, reflect, piece together, and come to our conclusions. Then, we will make every effort to live into the idealism of our Founding Fathers as they would have us do. Stand by.

American Revival,” from Americana Poster Series, Veterans’ Day 2020

Our American Revival poster suggests there is plenty of work to do…by every American Citizen over the years just ahead. Despite these very trying times, let’s see in the months and years ahead our creative energies find their way in the direction of “a more perfect union“.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– In these daunting times, I and millions of us think about those who defend our country, our Five Freedoms and the country we love. This is a Sacred Day. We salute all of you, young, old, current, past, doesn’t matter. Today we offer our prayers and gratitude. Thank you for your service.

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Blog 40 November 5, 2020

Fall Wall Decor,First Amendment

These are serious times. Ponderous, vexing, issues, often outrageous loom everywhere it would seem. My own experience these days is to understand more fully what our foremothers and fathers must have endured in coming to decide that the time had come to separate from Mother England. What a momentous realization this must have entailed. This week I celebrate a priceless fruit of that enormous risk, that undertaking, that creative, probably horrifying moment in many respects; the creation among many others of our First Amendment.

First Amendment,” Living Room Wall Art Selection from George Delany Art

Below is another application, this time in a small or home-business setting, great art selection in a business environment. Prints use high quality materials. Do not hang in sunlight, diminished light is preferred. All these posters are part of my Americana Poster Collection developed over some years.

Home business version of the ‘First Amendment” from George Delany Art

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– In a daunting week, post-election, it is good most of us are stepping back, we hope and pray our system will not only work, but endure. Sometimes in life, in business, it helps just to take a deep breath, to step back, to better understand what is unfolding before we go rushing headlong into some behavior that may not be useful or helpful. A second point to make is that we can size up the beauty and profundity of the work of our Founding Fathers in the creation of our Five Freedoms; press, religion, expression, assembly and petition. They are all here in this graphic work.

Here is another blog post from my art site…you may find of interest; also, a link to a short promotional Chant video.

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Blog 39 October 27, 2020

Fall Wall Decor, “Memories of the Summer of Love

From a series of studies, each 12″ square, oil-on-canvas, that comprise my “Big Wokey– Bad-Ass Leftist Mob Art,” this selection is titled, “Xenophobes!” one of the many epithets we’ve heard hurled about so many times in recent years.

Xenophobes!,” from my Big Wokey– Bad-Ass Leftist Mob Art,” completed 2019.

Glass Print: Below is seen the typical interface you interact with… at the onset of the ordering process. Notice, you see the price, quantity…you see a general description, you can buy this limited-edition glass print in very easy form. This series of images comes in GLASS PRINTS, only.

Xenophobes,” my my “Big Wokey– Bad-Ass Leftist Mob Art Series of Oil-on-Painting Studies

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– In tumultuous, often dis-orienting times, I am not one to easily offer any sort of advice on much of anything. But a couple of things come to mind: a) Keep life as simple as you can b) Get outside every day, into a park or green space or maybe the beach c) Control your own momentary decision making in favor of what is good and moves you ahead, no matter how incrementally small this may appear to be d) Count your blessings many times during the day. With our elections a week away, am wishing you many peaceful, Covid-free moments in the process of your own life, unfolding– and our collective experience as American citizens.

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Blog 38 Oct. 20, 2020

Fall Wall Decor, “One Beautiful Sunflower

Last week, I pulled out of the soil the last of the tall Sunflowers, this year. Wind storms had damaged many– the flush of fall bees on Sunflowers didn’t really happen this year. But this image reminds me of how gloriously beautiful this whole scene with bees and Sunflowers is.

Honey Bee Bumble Dance,” from George Delany Art

Here is another look at an interior that uses this image to display the Sunflower Bee Dance.

Small, home business? Reflections on a glorious summer, right here, from George Delany Art

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– The season has passed. Many months will come and go until this kind of image is recreated. And yet, we are inclined, are we not, to hold on to those images that sustain us. I didn’t realize it at the time, but this sort of imagery, this glorious Sunflower plant is one that captures some essence of ‘the life force’ in action. Through the cold months, the seasons just ahead, I will hold it in my memory. It sustains me. This is new, and I am so glad the bees have brought this to my attention. Hold on to those glorious images that sustain, I like this idea a whole lot.

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Blog 37 October 13, 2020

Fall Wall Decor, “God Bless America” Americana Wall Decor

Yes, it arrived in the mail via USPS just a few days ago, a first for me. This poster, God Bless America, part of my Americana Poster Collection, is printed on metal. It is a formidable presentation as I suspected it would be. I have been experimenting with metal prints in recent years, and this is one more. The size of this metal print is 24″ x 18″, and it comes very well packaged and presented, as would be the case if you were to order anything remotely similar from George Delany Art.

God Bless America,” printed on metal, from George Delany Art

As you see below, the mounting structure is also metal. The print comes read to hang. Quality materials all the way. A very unusual addition to any collection of Americana Art.

Metal structure, well constructed, backs up the God Bless America Poster from George Delany Art

Below you see the full image as the Americana Poster is lifted from the vendor’s package. Yes, I have to get accustomed to this metal print. The weight is substantial, the poster itself has a certain simple presence about it consistent with all the images in this Who We Are collection I first designed in response to the events of 9.11.01. The Collection is included in the Library of Congress‘ permanent collection.

The full God Bless America Poster just out of the box.

Check out two unusual features on my art site: The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Don’t you feel the need to stretch? After awhile you know how to do the things you do…so how to grow, to keep life interesting, to meet new challenges? Stretch. A good stretch is important. What is the verse? Stretch, just beyond your reach, something like this. In this instance, I took a little bit of a chance and applied my design imagery to a material I have not seen in the same way, before. And I like the result. I will be testing other images using this same medium in the immediate future. So take today….and see if a good stretch, just beyond your reach, makes any sense at all.

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Blog 36 Oct. 4, 2020

Fall Wall DecorStatue in Woods

For each of us…there is a time to prepare. We have summer behind, winter ahead– so there is something particularly compelling about this lovely fall image. I am still struck by the brazen beauty in it.

“Statue in Woods”, photo print from George Delany Art

There we were, about to enter an art museum in Maine one fall day, when out of the woods she came to me. Here is “Statue in the Woods,” my name– not the museum’s. Very powerful image, isn’t it? Given both the season and our heritage, this image fills in a missing understanding of certain reality. You can see other fall-themed images at George Delany Art. Please, check them out.

Bedroom setting, see Photos at George Delany Art

Days are warm, mid-seventies, nights are cool, down near forty, once or twice, below. The animals take note. Hummingbirds are gone. Winter birds arrive. Honey Bees are fixated every day on their winter stores, hurt by the recent drought of a month or more. Winter bees are being born. They will never know the splendor of a spring nectar flow. But they will move the hive toward Spring. This is their function. It is miraculous, as so much about Honey Bees is. Amidst the continued pandemic, economic trial and uncertainty, national politics, geopolitical tensions and forbearance a national trait every day…consider “changing up,” your wall art collection by purchasing an art print — (have you ever purchased an art print?), perhaps investigate GeorgeDelanyArt and do try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– A cliche, “You reap what you sow.” So often, we learn this the hard way, don’t we? Birds are preparing. Honey Bees are preparing. We must prepare. Are we preparing? I don’t think so…not so well, anymore. Just look at our environment as but one painful example. The consequences for not doing so…we often fail to consider–and pay the price. Whatever it is to be, one way or another…we will pay it in the end. So take these days as an opportunity to prepare. Like we Boy Scouts used to say, “Be Prepared.” How outmoded, you say? But how refreshingly stark in its imperative– and correct, too. Let’s get prepared. It’s simple. It’s real. It’s time.

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Blog 35 Sept. 27, 2020

Fall Wall ArtGod Bless America

How often do you hear about a “Free Art Print Giveaway“? Here is my first– go to my site, sign up, and you could win. Sign-up by September 30, I will randomly draw a winner on October 1. The image below depicts the prize…an original work of graphic art from yours truly. Check this video clip out.

Free Print Giveaway,” my first promotion to celebrate new art website, George Delany Art

This design is one of a series of seven I created in response to the events of 9.11.01. The purpose of it all is to call attention to our ideals, our history, our promise…as a means of navigating these troubling times. Still pertinent, is it not?

The whole series was accorded a Gold Award by Graphis Poster Annual. Later, the collection was added to the Library of Congress, a true honor. Give it a shot, sign up today, September 30 is the deadline. Only one winner will be randomly drawn…October 1. Winner gets to pick…paper print, or metal! Very cool feature if I don’t say so, myself. < lol >

Choice of materials, sizes, frame styles when ordering

When you order this print or any similar print in this collection, you arrive at a page like this, seen above, on which you can pick your size, materials, and frames. Ingenious. And, you can see this image on sample walls or, using Augmented Reality, on YOUR wall. It’s coming!

Matted print, “God Bless America,” from “Americana Poster Collection

Here in early fall football across the country is figuring out how to happen at all, this year. Politics is….well, crazed. Now, we are still in a drought…though this may end in the coming week. I understand a meteorite is to approach planet earth the day before the election. Yes! 2020, it is all odd. Art, by comparison, is relatively innocuous these days, is it not? Should not be this way, my view, but it is. But amidst the continued pandemic, economic trial and uncertainty, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance present every day, consider “changing up,” your wall art collection by purchasing an art print — (have you ever purchased an art print?), perhaps investigate GeorgeDelanyArt and do try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Big week, ahead. Take advantage of this opportunity, sign-up, qualify to have your name picked to win free print…winner gets to choose, paper print or metal. Time is nigh, now, and short! Thank you for your interest in my creative efforts.

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Blog 34 September 19, 2020

Wrapping up my summer painting stint...pictured here, an event that occurred only a couple of days ago…been working on this painting for a couple of months, very nearly complete, I am on my way to my neighbor’s house to show her this work. She is 98 years old. This work has been inspired by my neighbor and her beautiful farm, one I’ve come to know well during the time we’ve lived so fortunately as her neighbor.

The painting I am calling, “Farmer,” for this reason. My neighbor has over the years helped me understand what it is to be a farmer, period. To say she is an “amazing woman,” is an understatement, believe me.

This is also a first, of sorts. I normally don’t blog about much that is not posted on George Delany Art. Prints of this painting will be available soon, but are not, at present. Before October is out this image will be added to the painting collections and a link will be made available.

“Farmer,” by George Delany, look for prints available on George Delany Art, soon.

Work selfie, after a painting session…still some video clips to wrap up. The painting is oil-on-canvas, 48″ x 36″– why has it taken me so long to cover this topic? If you believe in Sacred Spaces and Places, then understand, this is one for me, this farm.

Artist at work, “Farmer,” underway, oil-on-canvas, summer tumultuous 2020

Summer ends, here we are on the cusp of Fall, 2020. On this late September day…temperatures are crisp, will be near forty degrees tonight; honey-bees have had by my observation a very busy day taking pollen into their hives in preparation for the cold seasons just ahead. There are not yet too many colored leaves around and about, but there are a few. The garden is a bit shabby, it too, has reached its peak and is responding to diminishing light and falling temps. See my art site for other fall, wall-art possibilities.

Here she is, my friend and “Farmer” neighbor with my painting…links to come.

As the season turns, amidst the continued pandemic, economic trial and uncertainty, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance present every day, consider “changing up,” your wall art collection by purchasing an art print — (have you ever purchased an art print?), perhaps investigate GeorgeDelanyArt and do try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– What a glorious late summer day, today. Honestly, I have no business advice to offer except as my glee-club instructor used to say to all of us before a big concert, “Savor it.” Today is a day to savor. I show my neighbor my new painting. She savors it. I savor it. We savor it. There is nothing more important than to savor what you are challenged by and love, right? This is my business advice, pretty much every day– so Linked In won’t be too happy to hear this, but it’s still true. Thank you for your interest in my creative efforts. New “Farmer” prints to come, shortly!

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Blog 33 September 11, 2020

Summer Art, “American Revival” Graphic Print

Today is a day unlike any other in our lives, in my life. We recall, most of us, exactly what we were doing and where…on this day in 2001. Here is the best antidote to the tragedy that marked that day when so many were deliberately targeted, and so many more worked to save all who were in peril. No “Thank you for your service,” is really adequate, is it? But to come together as a country, to revive our institutions, to carry on in the traditions our forefathers would have supported, this strikes me as an excellent response. “American Revival” is one of a series that was undertaken after the tragic events of this day, all those years ago.

American Revival,” posted September 11, 2020

The original series was titled, “Who We Are,” and attempted to capture our heritage in a manner that would guide and inspire us into the future based on the ideals for which our forefathers and mothers were willing to die, and did. That first series won a Gold Award from Graphis Poster Annual. Later, the collection was accepted in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. These image utilized the American flag that flew outside this house, at the time. The Star-Spangled Banner was the first verse among seven I selected to make the point.

American Revival,” print from the Americana Poster Collection, George Delany Art…featuring the Star-Spangled Banner verse

Today is a solemn day.  We stop, we remember. We recall. We pray. We give thanks. We seek comfort. We ask for redemption. We are our brothers & sisters keepers, are we not? I invite you here on a memorable September day… amidst the pandemic, economic trial and uncertainty, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance to reflect, and if the spirit should move you, to buy an art print… apropos of the occasion— (have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Business advice is not really in order, this week, or this day. We take a step back, we remember an event so grotesque that conjuring up the event and recalling the details of the day, the moments, the horrors that unfolded remain a challenge, even now. I have no interest in replaying it, really. But I do have an interest in honoring our police, fire, medical, first responders, and all those who in the face of evil ran toward that which called them to assist, even save the lives of others and extinguish the chaos, rather than away. My own “therapy” after a sort included a commitment to try to use my graphic skills to lift us into the future based on the ideals held by those who struggled at the outset of our Nation’s birth to bring into being for the first time in human history a government in which the government itself was subordinate to the will of the people. The older I get, the more profound is this idea. Here we are, still, pulling together, many of us, to help form “a more perfect union.” Connecting our beginnings to the horrors of 9.11.01 makes perfect sense, to me.

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Blog 32 September 4, 2020

Summer Wall Print,Horseneck Beach #1

We’ve been going down to the beaches in Westport, MA for some years, I admit. We love it, there. I’ve seen beaches over the years….all around the country, lots of beautiful beaches. And yet, there is something serenely beautiful about this stretch of beach called, “Horseneck Beach #1.” Yes, the beaches here have been degraded by storms in recent years, but in my mind, this place is very special. Maybe those evenings in the water riding waves as the sun sets to my right and the moon rises simultaneously to my left….have left this indelible image in me– no doubt, these memories comprise much of my entire experience, here.

Beach art print in August, 2020, “Horseneck Beach #1,” from George Delany Art

This image comes from a series of small studies of couples on Horseneck Beach, acrylic paintings at a scale of 7″ x 5″, of which this is one. Even I am impressed that such a small scale original can in the world of digital tech yield larger prints of quality….using pH neutral paper and pigment, and make this proposition work. At some point, if I can try one of these beachscapes at a scale of 6 FEET x 4’…I certainly will give it a shot, maybe next year.

Horseneck Beach #1” Art Print from George Delany Art

What is better than a day on the beach in late summer? The season has flown by, crazy May…now crazy September…looks like times may become a lot crazier between here and election day. Given our crazy times, I invite you here in early September, amidst the pandemic, economic trial and uncertainty, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print… (have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– You know of my bias, don’t you? I am not one who puts a lot of stock in “offering business advice.” I find the exercise boring, in the main. But, in this case, I find it useful to have a handful of locations in the world that are truly special, that provide a a kind of mental, emotional, even spiritual solace. Westport’s Horseneck Beach is one such place, for me. No business transpires in this context– although I could take my phone out on the beach to push along certain projects of one kind or another. But I do not. The beach, sand, winds, waves, sights, sounds, air, light….all come first. So, in the evening, when I get home from Horseneck Beach, the world is as if a new place. I am cleansed, free of all sorts of baggage, preoccupations, worries, concerns…I can get out of the car with a new sense of can-do…and head to the shower where I can complete the experience by rinsing off the salt and the sand before bed. Where is your favorite beach…or some place that may offer you an experience such as this?

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Blog 31 August 28, 2020

Summer Art Prints:Vista from Chi-Cheemaun Ferry

We miss this excursion across Lake Huron, this year– casualty of the pandemic. If you drive 5 hours northwest of Toronto, you come to the largest fresh water estuary in the world…as it is billed. A magnificent piece of planet earth. If you get on the ferry on a summer evening and head out across the Great Lake, you may stumble on a very unusual moment like this, a magical place.

Vista from Chi-Cheemaun Ferry,” Summer Wall Decor from George Delany Art

The ferry, Chi-Cheemaun, (means, “Big Canoe,” in Objibwe) departs Tobermory and sails at a good clip for about 75 minutes out Lake Huron before arriving at Manitoulin Island, a very out-of-the-way place that is simple, clean, impeccably clean, lightly populated and beautiful in its spartan make-up. We arrive in South Baymouth, and proceed… This print to some modest extent gets at the exquisite beauty of this memorable air/water/sky environment. You can find other such photo scenes at George Delany Art.

Heading out across Lake Huron….”Vista from Deck of Chi-Cheemaun” from George Delany Art

Honey-bees are also on my mind, these days. Mites are around. Tiny, but lethal killers of bee-hives. Now, we have the pandemic with it’s Wuhan Virus, and mites that carry viruses…a daily work-out, in my view. Fellow beekeepers remind me in no uncertain terms of the need to test, treat, plan for seasonal wind-down and arrival of cool weather– winter bees are being conceived in the hive, now. I have begun to feed bees in this long, hot dry period…remains of my extraction sessions, honey-drenched comb they seem eager to claim to recycle in their hives, just a start. As the honey-bees plan for the tough seasons ahead, I invite you here in latter-August, amidst the pandemic, economic travail, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print… (have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pixphotospaintingsillustrationslimited editionsoriginal painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– To be frank, offering business advice is a bore, but here goes: You want to discover a place in your business that is exquisite, don’t you? Is it in the receivables? Is it in the vision, the mission? Where is the exquisite…in your business experience. Is it in the satisfaction of a tough job, well done? In my case, completing a graphic design job carried its own rewards, and on occasion, I would have a moment not unlike that captured in this print– where what I am looking right at is indescribably beautiful…and often times, I have to realize that this comes with effort. You make the journey, you make the voyage, you pick up your stuff and head out. You do the work. And if you’re lucky, you stumble upon a something unusual.

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Blog 30 August 21, 2020

Mid-August Wall Decor,Flo’s Steamed Hot Dogs, Famous Hot Dog Vendor”

Yes, we’ve had a few this season, a few hot dogs, that is. We’re hot dog fans, here. No, we don’t eat them every night or every week, but on a hot summer night with corn, fresh tomatoes, and hamburgers, there is a place for the hot dog. Now, with the Pandemic, we have not been able to get up to Maine to visit Flo, but that day is coming.

Flo’s Steamed Hot Dogs,” wall decor from George Delany Art

When we’re in the York Harbor area of Maine, we make a point of getting out on the old Route 1 highway to get in line….for a Flo’s Steamed Hot Dog, or two. Part of the life, up here. We dress it up with Flo’s special sauce and a generous supply of toppings such as you see here. I admit, I thought at the time, “This is an odd image,” and I still believe this is true. But it rings my chimes now, after looking at it for some couple of summers. Here in the Pandemic, I could stand a few Flo’s Steamed Hot Dogs.

A Flo’s Hotdog on your wall…from George Delany Art

As August winds down, the air has changed, animals notice it– so do I! Birds for some reason have disappeared, Catbirds, Robins, Finches, Wrens, two that only recently moved into one of our new birdhouses, have taken mysterious leave. What is this, wild cats moving thru the property? Why? I don’t know.  Maybe they will return, soon. But, I invite you here in mid-August, amidst the pandemic, economic travail, national politics, geopolitical tensions and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

Check out the several categories of original art and prints on my site; Instagram pix, photos, paintings, illustrations, limited editions, original painted works and Americana posters.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Even the lowly hot-dog can find a place on the wall. Amidst all the great art, the wonderful paintings, invaluable originals, inspiring prints for everybody, there is a place for the ordinary hot-dog on my wall. How about yours? What are the lowly images that animate your life? That perhaps you adore, or find some secret personal satisfaction in acknowledging? Hot-dog art is my suggestion, this week. Thanks for your interest and support.

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Blog 29 August 15, 2020

August Wall Art, “Preamble to US Constitution

When did our public schools stop teaching civics…and this kind of American history? Here is my graphic, PREAMBLE poster. Seems suitable for an August wall art selection leading up to an election in 80 or so days. Will be posting several times over next couple of months. A number of citizens seem to be clueless about the document, what it signifies, what it marks, what it introduces and what it means. I wonder– maybe I should commit to memory…it’s buried down there, somewhere. Maybe it needs only to be resurrected.

Preamble” to US Constitution, graphic design from George Delany Art

This is one of a series of USA Poster offerings from George Delany Art. I’ve been hankering after work like this for years–feeling my own distance from the topic, perhaps. But in this day and age, there is no problem with such distance. We are right here and now facing our own legacy, stewardship and the need to embrace who we are as a nation. I am getting tuned up for whatever is to be required. Here, you see the graphic print in more detail. All prints use archival materials, paper and pigments. Do not hang in or near sunlight. This is digital technology, after all.

Preamble,” designed by George Delany

Here in mid-August, are we looking at fall, already? I notice squirrels running across the road, some birds seem to have departed the premises, flowers are well past peak at this time. Honey-bees are frantic. Fall…can’t be!  I invite you here in mid-August, amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– I find it energizing and uplifting to revisit during these tumultuous times our own rich history and legacy. The more tumultuous times seem to become, the more respect and admiration I have for the determination, resolve, creativity and integrity of our Founding Fathers. Personally, I find myself unwilling to compromise on any of this. Where are you on the topic of our American history, legacy and the concept of living into a “more perfect union”?

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Blog 28 August 7, 2020

Summer Art Print:Corn

Turns out, this is one of my favorite oil paintings, to date. Corn. It is roughly 60″ x 40,” oil-on-canvas. I offer limited edition prints at George Delany Art. The painting began as an outdoor exercise at just this time of year, August, when corn was in the neighborhood, at the market, and in my head.

Corn,” from my limited edition series, George Delany Art

Above you see the image as it might appear in a home-office. Below you see the image coming along in the very latter stages, almost done, though the question of what it means to be “done” is always lurking in the air! Print dimensions are 24″ x 18.” I will sign a limited edition print for you. You can frame it as you wish. The print uses archival pigments and paper, but should not hang near or in direct sunlight. Thanks for your inquiry here, appreciate your interest.

Work in progress, “Corn,” from George Delany Art

Below is a mug shot of me as the painting was first laid on, outdoors, one hot August day. I spread out the easel, the canvas, a table on saw-horses, all my paint and turpentine, brushes, rags, paper towel, a beer and just started in.

Early Stage, “Corn,” Limited Edition Prints Available, George Delany Art

It’s August. We’ve suffered thru one storm whose name I can’t quite get. Summer plows ahead.  I invite you in this heat, amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Corn moves me. I guess this is because corn has kept humanity alive for a long, long time. I attach sacred implications to corn. Maybe I’ll write about this, someday. But to sit and munch down an ear of buttered corn on the cob in August, treat though it is, misses some of the qualities that come with living on planet Earth, seems to me. I have made an effort to capture this in my painting, which, by the way, I completed over a bunch of years– this was a fun painting to puzzle out. What sorts of images really move you?

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Blog 27 July 31, 2020

Summer Wall Decor, First Amendment

What is more under assault these days than our beloved First Amendment. Tech giants, the politically correct, pockets in academia, cells in Corporate America, elements of the far left, globalists take aim at the bedrock of this country– this may not be your view, but it is mine. I will be posting this image several times between now and November of this year. I see this topic as one worth “going to the matte,” over.

If I can make this poster available to half a million people in the next little while (I would like to take a crack at it), I will…that’s how important I think this topic is, and so I am very grateful to have been able some years ago to come up with this graphic example of Constitutional Wall Art, my own art-print category as far as I can tell.

First Amendment,” wall art, graphic design from George Delany Art

Below is the spare, graphic work, done in contemporary graphic style and simple red, white and blue, plus black. Note the red and blue are not loud expressions of the colors, but muted in an effort to keep them dignified yet right on topic. This is but one example of wall decor from my Americana Wall Poster Collection, you may wish to check others out.

I am intrigued by this topic, the role of our Founding Fathers, the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and generally speaking, how our country came to be. And I have learned lately, this was no easy feat…on the contrary, it was monumental, and if we’re not prepared to fight for it, the whole proposition is very easy to lose. That’s where I am on this topic.

First Amendment,” Graphic Design from George Delany Art

On the cusp of August, astonishingly, I invite you in this heat, amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site you may enjoy:

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– We are stewards of great Americans, our Founding Fathers, and grand ideas embodied in our founding documents. They died for us, so that we might inherit the fruits of their efforts. We have inherited the results of their sweat, and the legacy they left us with all its struggles, blemishes, imperfections, trade-offs and compromises such has never been duplicated in the history of civilization. As stewards of the country, now, we common citizens may soon have to engage in the same kind of titanic struggle to ‘build a more perfect union,” to hold on to this legacy as our Founding Fathers had to undertake to give birth to this Nation in the first place. That’s how desperate our adversaries to this legacy appear to be in their determination to bring it all down. I am betting that our will, purpose, courage, integrity, grit and moxie will prevail as was the case upon our Founding. Maybe with this print it is time to think about what we are willing to go to the matte for. What really matters? It may be time.

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Blog 26 July 22, 2020

Summer Print Art, “Ocean Drive #2

Ocean Drive in Newport, Rhode Island offers up umpteen magnificent views as you drive the length of it. Here you see endless and often breath-taking scenes of the water, sky and land coming together to captivate. Here is one of a series I painted in acrylic form, originally, at a small scale, 7″ x 5″, from which these digital prints are produced.

Ocean Drive #2, Newport, RI” summer print art from George Delany

The original image looks like this, see below, before any application to print technology or wall decor considerations. This was a wind-blown, watery day when I completed my sketch. The air, water, sun all move, all the time, so I made an effort to capture the dynamism in the moment in this painting as I try to do in most of my paintings that are not in the still-life style. One of a series of small acrylic paintings completed during this time, from which these archival prints are made available.

And if you like pixelated images, as I do, you might like a pixelated print. You can see the difference, here. Not everybody’s choice, but I’ve been enamored with pixelated images since I first discovered them in the graphic design profession, some years ago.

Ocean Drive #2,” summer art print from George Delany

Here in this continued heat-wave, fourth day over ninety, mid-July day, 2020, I invite you amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national forbearance to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site: 

The first– WALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– It helps to be able to see or to find beauty in conditions that are not, let’s say, stereotypical. We think full sun, blue sky, glorious! Yes, this is often the case. But when the sun disappears and the clouds arrive, can we still see the beauty in the moment? Can we still celebrate the less-than-fashionably-perfect? Can we see perhaps more beauty in the less idealized than we would believe possible? This is one reason why the art-experience is so powerful. I am lucky to paint some of it in the Ocean Drive painting, produced as a summer wall decor, here, “Ocean Drive #2.”

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Blog 25 July 14, 2020

Summer Wall Decor, “Exec VP HR Takes Info Dip

This amusing print, from an original painting, acrylic on masonite, only 7″ x 5″ in dimension, “Exec VP HR Takes Info Dip,” was inspired by a variety of “mixed-bag” experiences with the ever-suspect HR Department– no insult intended, but we all know the not-so-peculiar fascination with data, stories, records, infractions, corrective actions, hires, fires, terminations, special events…that focus on the activities of the Human Resources Department. Here, you see a Senior Exec taking a little break from the daily ruckus.

Summer Art Print, “Exec VP HR Takes Info Dip,” from George Delany Art

This series was created in the acknowledgement that data rules our lives, or seems to, at any rate. And isn’t it a credit to any corporate executive to be available, 24/7, all the time, by some means or other. And isn’t it considered a plus when you can seemlessly move across a 24-hour cycle and never miss a phone call, txt, video conference, or email message, just phenomenal! What a valuable skill-set! Even at the beach, where you retreat to get just a sliver of rest before the chaos on most Mondays heats up, again…you are on call, ready to go at a moment’s notice. Astonishing.

Here, you can peruse more ideas for summer wall decor solutions from George Delany Art.

Exec VP HR Take Info Dip,” Summer Art Print from George Delany Art, available on a variety of materials

Some people detest pixilated images. I am not in this camp. I love pixelated images and have for years. If you’d have any inkling to consider a pixelated view of this painting, you can see it, here, be my guest!

On this hot, humid, mid-July day, 2020, I invite you amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national strife to reflect, to buy an art print…(have you ever purchased an art print?), to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site: 

The firstWALL Preview, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. 

Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Where do you really relax? Where is the spot, the exact location? What do you do, while there? What form does your most cherished form of relaxation take? Do you “take it with you,” or, do you prefer to just leave it be for a few hours. Worth considering when so many of us are agitated, concerned, worried, frenetic, over-wrought, anxious, perhaps rudderless. Where do you find your recharge, your sustenance, your ‘base-camp’? In my life, there are several such places, but one…is certainly along the majestic ocean’s edge…at the beach.

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Blog 24 July 4, 2020

Summer Wall Decor, “God Bless America

Today, July 4, 2020, is somewhat like Thanksgiving, notwithstanding obvious differences. We get a day to count our blessings. Do we deserve it? Do we earn them? Are we entitled…to them? No, my view. But if we are fortunate to think about this topic at all, we realize all our national blessings arise for reasons largely beyond our doing or comprehension. As unfashionable in some quarters as this is to state, my poster below, “God Bless America,” attempts to get at it to some modest extent.

“God Bless America,” from the Who We Are™ Collection by George Delany

This series of seven original posters was accepted some years ago into the Library of Congress‘ permanent collection. Posters comprising this set also won a Gold Award from Graphis Poster Annual…some time after I first introduced the works following the attack of 9.11.01. Many in this collection have been sold to a wide variety of people…teachers, soldiers, parents, challenging to characterize the real demographic, since, in my mind, so many can relate to the utter simplicity of the image and verse. I have been gratified by this.

God Bless America,” hangs well in the bedroom, from George Delany Art

I am not in the humor to be told we must “reimagine July 4,” or “rethink” it, or re-anything it such as the popular media, the usual talking heads would have us do. In my humble opinion, our national ideals have come after a couple of thousand years of toil and struggle, at great personal sacrifice to millions, and only after and because our Founding Fathers & Mothers were possessed sufficiently in spirit to lay out what in the history of both Western & Eastern civilization had never been imagined before. The founding ideals are clearly stated, celebrated, and remain for us to live fully into so that we may continue to “form a more perfect union.” Thank you for considering this post.

On this unusual July 4, 2020 wall-art post of 2020, I invite you amidst the pandemic, economic travail, geopolitical upheaval and national strife to reflect, to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– What is it we hold most dear? Are you willing to compromise this? Trash it? Dilute it? Diminish it? Degrade it? Turn it over to others to steward? What is your response? When I was in college, one question of the day for which I was unprepared was, “Are there any absolute values, any more….or, are all things relative?” Today, July 4, 2020, we get a chance to solidly answer this question. Some things are not relative, at all, and are worth preserving at all costs.

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Blog 23 June 30, 2020

Summer Art PrintLillies Mix, Instagram

High season, we head into July 4 weekend, a tumultuous year…and Daylilies steal the show. I planted these, some summers ago. Now, they seem to self-seed, they grow up abundantly, splendidly, and mark this beautiful season of the year.

Daylilies Mix,” Instagram photo art from George Delany Art

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When you order this print, note you have a variety of materials on which to print this image, all archival quality. You also have a couple of matte sizes, and a variety of quality framing and hanging options. Makes for a fun, creative, exploratory and satisfying art print-buying experience.

Ordering this print offers you options in sizes, materials and framing styles and methods, from George Delany Art

You see there are some delightful options that make buying art prints fun and rewarding– here, you can visualize this image against a particular wall…bedroom, living room, home office, sitting space, restaurant, you get the idea.

Daylilies Mix, Instagram,” hangs in the bedroom, from George Delany Art

Honestly now, have you ever bought an art print? With this post you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

On this second summer wall-art post of 2020, I invite you to check out, to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Occasionally, we are asked to put on a command performance, like these Daylilies. This is their command performance. We will see another twelve months before another memorable sight like this is witnessed, again. When do you put on your Command Performance? No team, no consensus, no approvals from anyone except you…you give it your best, and let it stand, as presented. This is what my Daylilies are doing, right this instant.

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Blog 22 June 22, 2020

Summer Wall DecorFrances & Tractor

This post celebrates my neighbor, Frances, on the occasion of her 98th birthday, this week. I will give her this photo as a birthday gift on this wonderful occasion.

Frances & Tractor,” can be seen at George Delany Art

You are looking at a most remarkable woman. Her farm, which she tends to this day, got her family thru the Great Depression. When she turned 80 years old, she and her brother celebrated by purchasing 2 heifers, two very amply sized Herefords. She climbed the ladder each week to the hayloft to fork down a week’s worth of hay for these animals, by herself, until well into her eighties.

This is the order process, typical of my site, “Frances & Her Tractor,” from George Delany Art

These days she is slowing down a bit, but she remains sharp as a tack and still gets in her truck, drives up to the north lot, hoes a few rows of strawberries or beans, drives home and has a piece of cake and cup of tea. I take a special satisfaction in showing you this work, and this person.

Frances & Tractor,” photo by George Delany

Honestly now, have you ever bought an art print? With this post you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

On this first, hot, humid, summer wall-art post of 2020, I invite you to investigate GeorgeDelanyArt try two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– Do we honor our elders? Do you honor yours? What ever happened to “Don’t trust anyone over 30?” Thank goodness! In this case, you are looking at a woman who has seen, heard and done a great deal in her hard-working, authentic, productive and relentless life. I can only stand in admiration. Thank you, Frances.

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Blog 21 June 17, 2020

Spring Art, “Castle Hill Light” Art Print

You paint a lighthouse, and perhaps without realizing it, you paint an object of reverence and romance for many art lovers….the lighthouse, beaming light through clouds and stormy seas to sailors threatened by high seas, wicked winds and currents, dark and foggy skies penetrated by sheets of driving rain…each sailor hoping against hope to make landfall, safely. This is what I carry around in my head…on the subject of lighthouses. Man-made objects of hope against the unfathomable sea.

Castle Hill Light,” Newport, Rhode Island, from George Delany Art

Some years ago I painted on wooden shingles a series of lighthouses I read about…each one up and down the northeastern coast line. I was impressed to discover how beautiful these structures are, and how splendid are the settings, so often. You see here an image of Castle Hill Light, in Newport, Rhode Island. This painting, from which these prints are made, was done in acrylic paint at a small scale, 7″ x 5″….in a loose style I hoped might capture the unusual nature of each lighthouse.

Castle Hill Light,” framed in perhaps a living room setting, from George Delany Art

Honestly now, have you ever bought an art print? With this post you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

On this last Spring 2020 art blog post, I invite you to investigate GeorgeDelanyArttry two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the Live Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff.

This is my “business advice,” for the week– given the times, we are all lost at sea from time to time, moment to moment, are we not? What and where are the lighthouses in our lives we hold dear? What do we look for when the waves roll high and the winds begin to howl? When our ship founders, when our compasses can’t be counted on, when navigation gets tough, what kind of light do we hope and pray to see leading us to safety?

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Blog 18 May 27, 2020

Spring Wall Art,Battle Hymn of the Republic” at Memorial Day

What an odd, profoundly different this Memorial Day was. Amidst a global pandemic, a national health crises, a tanked economy, lots to ponder and worry about, and yet, the spirit of this country rang thru in so many ways. I haven’t see so many memorable scenes of life in these United States as was true this weekend– when I was not outside walking, or gardening, or tending bees.

Most appealing to me were the photo essays on first-line health responders, then on our military men and women, their families, then reflections on all those soldiers who in our history have paid the ultimate sacrifice, and fallen. Our country seems to be in a very introspective mode, this Memorial Day, and I for one take deep satisfaction in it.

Battle Hymn of the Republic,” from George Delany Art Collection

The Nation has taken a big breath for months, and yet, we stopped to honor our soldiers on Memorial Day. We have suffered as a people for weeks and weeks, many of us with little to no voice about the general state of affairs, whatsoever. And yet, Monday afternoon at 3:00, across this nation, TAPS Across America rang out as musicians everywhere picked up their horns as if on signal and played as one. I was fortunate to see this promoted beforehand, on a Sunday morning TV show, Sunrise, on CBS– or frankly, I may never have known about it. How powerful and moving it was. Thanks to all the musicians who at the appointed minute, participated.

America, My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” from George Delany Art

Here are images from my Americana Print collection, I call Americana. This collection began with the horrors of 9.11.01. I continue to build it out. Here are some examples of iconography, typography and verse I find reflective of our Nation and our history– and a good guide for navigating the future as it unfolds. I like this American Revival expression, personally.

Pulse across America!  Thank goodness, people are demanding we return to work, our enterprise, our means of income, our dreams, our futures, our national economy– despite all the dire prognostications of death and destruction, despite all the computer data and modeling, despite all the (continuing) political shenanigans, for many of us, this year on Memorial Day was memorable, for many of the right reasons in my opinion. So let’s crank it up, now. We must go to work and back to our lives.

Faith, family, love and work…I confess, I am still overdue for a haircut, but fortunately, I’ve visited the bakery twice. This, I can probably forego. < grin > I notice that in Rhode Island, while the strip clubs are open, the liquor stores, the marijuana enterprises– all deemed “essential,” in order to go to a funeral you have to limit your crowd to ten. And stranger still, if you want to go to church, you must limit your crowd to five, assuming you can find one that is open. Signs of the times– yes, we want to protect each other, and ourselves…but the unfolding of the whole thing is worthy of someone’s writing a good script, some day.

With this post you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

I call your attention on  GeorgeDelanyArttry two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff. This is my “business advice,” for the week– in addition to your families, treat your job, work, income the same way Momma Hens treat their chicks. In the chicken-coop of life, rebirth is happening, now.

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Blog 16 May 8, 2020

Spring Wall Art  “Boston Strong, America

Images from my Americana Posters collection. Today is the day we celebrate a big day in American history. So I thought I’d offer some wall art, Americana poster art that helps remind us of our own history and heritage.

America” from the George Delany Art Americana Collection

America…”My Country Tis of Thee, Sweet Land of Liberty…of Thee I Sing…”–How may of us sing this verse at all, these days? We might do ourselves and our children a favor to remember May 8, 1945. 75 years ago TODAY we celebrated this date. If those who have come before us had not been willing to pay the ultimate sacrifice, we would likely be speaking German…or perhaps Russian, today. Most who died were young, between 18 and 24, I’m told– not all, but the vast majority. I find it useful to read about this period of time. I look back with some amazement at moments of my own youth when my dad would explain to me the meaning of photographs in the famous book, “Life’s Picture History of World War II.” Photos in that book remain in my consciousness, today. They also inform my understanding of aspects of human nature that remain indecipherable.

“America” in the Board Room, from the George Delany Art Americana Posters Collection

Check out other Americana Poster Prints from my George Delany Art collection…these will be growing in number as the spring and summer unfolds.

Thankfully, the country is…as if, waking up, now. For weeks we’ve been hunkered down, at home for many hours out of every twenty four…have we not? People want out. People want to work, people have to work, people are driven to work. We must feed our children…and ourselves. Hats off to the Texas woman, Shelley Luther, who defied the judge and kept her hair salon open…and in accordance with guidelines issued the the State. We remain mindful. If you’ve read about the Pandemic of 1918, you have a sense that the “second wave is out there.” Easy does it. Personally, I am overdue at the barber shop and bakery.

While we’re bridging this period into whatever it is that shall come next, you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

If you are new to GeorgeDelanyArttry two neat features on my site: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff. This is my “business advice,” for the week– taking some satisfaction in art may be the best business advice I could offer. < wink >

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Blog #15 May 1, 2020

Spring Wall Art  “Gray Day on Ocean Drive

Gray Day on Ocean Drive” from George Delany Art

This is a foreboding photo— dark skies, no people, no signs of life save one lone Sea Gull. And yet, on the day this photo was taken, the weather was warm and inviting. The water was warm…and inviting. I had just been in for a swim. This view of Ocean Drive, Newport, Rhode Island…the vast, dark sky against the impenetrable nature of endless rock, punctuated by a single Gull, amidst pools and ponds, a captivating scene.

Gray Day on Ocean Drive,“…Hangs in Living Room

Ocean Drive, Newport, Rhode Island— was at this moment, tranquil, humid, still, and not at all uninviting. Nevertheless, the forlorn seascape grabbed my attention, the single Gull, the view of homes-out-of-reach, off in the distance, the scale of the sky, the sliver of population in the middle, the grand presence of rocks and puddles in the foreground…I found appealing. Lesson: What you see is not always indicative of what is going on…we know this, right?

Check out other photo prints from my George Delany Art collection…these will be growing in number as the spring and summer unfolds.

After eight or so weeks of hunkered down, at home for many hours out of every twenty four, I am eager to get out, get about, get back to a familiar routine. The whole country seems itchy to get back to something, despite the propensity of certain Governors to keep their States locked up for another month or more. Not wild about being locked up, even in this very serious circumstance. But we do want to “be safe.” If you’ve read about the Pandemic of 1918, you have a sense that the “second wave is out there.” While we’re bridging this period into whatever it is that shall come next, you are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

If you’re just joining me, this may be a surprise…try two neat features on George Delany Art: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff. This is my “business advice,” for the week. < wink >

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Blog 14 April 24, 2020

Spring Wall Art  “Dalmatian Beauty

Business advice for this week: “Be ready when the moment arrives.” But to be frank, I don’t know this dog from Barney. We were traveling on a ferry when he, leading the way…and his mistress passed me by…I was just so struck by how handsome this animal is that I wheeled around with my trusty iPhone and took this quick picture.

Dalmatian wall art, Instagram by George Delany, spring 2020
“Dalmatian Beauty”, Instagram Photo Art from George Delany

When you take this ordinary moment on a random ferry going from point A to point B, interrupt the planned adventure to snap unexpectedly a quick iPhone photo, this is what I wind up with. Honestly, I’m tempted to order one for my own room. I remember how striking this animal was, even now. Available in a variety of materials, sizes, mattes and frames from Gallery Delany Art.

Dalmatian Beauty,” Just Over the Mantle

Our town, like yours– this state, Massachusetts, our country, the world all basically incapacitated by this virus. There is no end to how odd, weird, and frustrating the whole episode is right now, to say nothing of what is ahead, which I choose not to prognosticate about, here, We are all capable of endless imaginings on the topic, aren’t we?  Thanks to people we have depended on in markets, pharmacies and once or twice, bakeries. Thanks to firemen, police and first-responders, thanks also to our front-line health-care workers.

As is true for everyone, we remain hunkered down, at home for many hours out of every twenty four that come and go. You are invited to take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes: InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana Posters

Let me mentiontry two neat features on George Delany Art: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall…in your setting. Pretty exciting stuff. This is my “business advice,” for the week. < wink >

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Blog 13 April 17, 2020

Spring Wall ArtSpring Daffodil

Spring Daffodil,” from George Delany Art

This could be my favorite time of year. Winter winds down, spring arrives, slooooly in brutal April when it is cold and rainy much of the time. Tonight we are due to get snow, a week after Easter. But there are those glorious days when you know that the world is unfolding, and here it is, in the form of a splendid, new Spring Daffodil.

Our spirits are severely tested this year, aren’t they? The virus, the close-down, the sequester, the quarantine, the bank account, the country’s health and condition, our collective long-term debt, geopolitics, the environment….should I continue? Then, we’ve had some very bad storms, lately, trees down, power out. People need a break, we need a break, I need a break. I work in the garden, daily. We go for walks. We’re counting our blessings especially earnestly, this year. We know the virus isn’t going to magically go away. It is here for the long term, not at all good if you are in my risk pool. And then, there is geopolitics. What is really going on? I surely don’t know. But I know the wrens are busy every day, the honeybees are in the birdbath when the temp hits 50 and the sun is out, the family of Cardinals are perched on our porch in a new nest, as the momma cardinal sits on her eggs. What can be better than…these signs of spring?

Here is my first little experimental ChantVideo, more to follow…

“Spring Daffodil,” in the bedroom, from George Delany Art

As you may consider this selection please experiment with how a work might appear on various wall surfaces and in settings such as a living room, bed room, conference room, or sitting room. Also consider a variety of mediums, materials, sizes and finishes, all very handy. You see in this instance the selection horizontally formatted, in a proposed bedroom– just one feature when buying spring wall decor from this site.

Here, at the close of the week following Easter, we continue to stand in admiration, respect and gratitude for the many Americans who selflessly remain on-the-job, helping to shepherd all of us thru this virus pandemic. First responders, health care professionals, firemen and women, truckers, trash pick-up guys, cashiers, all those whose contributions buoy us up and inspire us, right now. Thank you, all.

We’re still very much sequestered, many of us now, isolated, hunkering down. Why not ake this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes; InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana PostersLet me mention, try two neat features on George Delany Art: The first– WALL Review, a capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall. Pretty exciting stuff.

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Blog 12 April 10, 2020

Spring Wall ArtChrist & the Folks

Christ & the Folks, from George Delany Art

Easter 2020, what an odd and trying time…all over the world it is. Between the virus, the toll it takes, our collapsed economy, and anxiety about our Nation, we’ve got plenty to bring to the Almighty, this year. Some years ago, I did a series of black-and-white wash sketches featuring messages of the day as if they showed up in someone’s personal eMail. This was my eMail marketing period. Above, you see one wash sketch typical of the series. I intend to feature many in the series as this blog unfolds. But as Easter Day approaches, when so many are disjointed, dislocated, in grief, or a state of anxiety, I think the message of Jesus is one worthy of the cultural slow-down, the economic retreat, the mandatory put-on-the-brakes…that every one of us is currently experiencing in one way or the other.

Lessons in Mercy, Forgiveness, Love that come to us thru the ages in a particular Book are as profound and mysterious now as they were at the time they were noted and gathered. In this time, we learn to our amazement that data, trends, fashions, science, fact, evidence, gossip, innuendo, fake news….even money and career, nothing seems quite as important now as was so only two months ago. This little illustration, folks gathered together listening to the teachings of Christ…seems entirely right for the time. Welcome to “Christ and the Folks.”

Even the fellow on his cell phone calling someone about something (we know not whom)…presumably, the presence of Jesus in their midst, suggests the kind of daily freneticism we lived out daily until only a few weeks ago. Easter Blessings to you and yours, 2020, offered in the spirit that yes, we are all in this together, and yes, there are certain teachings that come to us as we are willing to try to understand them, lessons of which would hold promise to supersede almost everything else life offers up. Christ is risen.


“Christ and the Folks”, from George Delany Art

When looking at this selection please experiment with how a work might look on various wall surfaces such as living room, bed room, conference room, sitting room or similar settings. You are encouraged to consider a variety of mediums, materials, sizes and finishes, all very handy. You see in this instance the selection horizontally formatted, in a proposed sitting room– just one feature when buying spring wall decor from this site.

Here, just before Easter, the center-story in the history of Western Civilization for over 2000 years, we stand in admiration, respect and gratitude for the many Americans who selflessly remain on-the-job, helping to shepherd all of us thru this virus pandemic. First responders, health care professionals, firemen and women, truckers, trash pick-up guys, cashiers, all those whose contributions buoy us up and inspire us, right now. Thank you, all.

We are homebound, many of us now, isolated, hunkering down. Take this opportunity to explore all sections of George Delany Art, prints of various visual themes; InstagramsPhotosDrawingsPaintings and Americana PostersNot to overlook, give a try two neat features on my art site. The first– a wall review capability that visualizes your art selection in your specifications as seen in different wall settings; living room, bedroom, sitting room, conference room, these sorts of things, as referenced, above. Secondly, the L I V E Augmented Reality feature that allows you to see your chosen art work on YOUR wall. Pretty exciting stuff.

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