by Lanelle Muirhead and Dominique Baggett
Su’p, I am Lanelle (left) and I and want to tell you about Art in the City. This day was so much fun (laughing ha! ha!) and I hope that you have as much as me while reading it. (Fun, that is!)
Hello, I am Dominique (right) and this is our post about Art in The City, a day we spent with Sue, Rebekah, Ruth and Brenda way back in July. It was Rebekah’s birthday!!!!
Brenda, Rebekah, Ashlie, Ruth (peace sign), us (Sue took this picture)
picking out our sketchbooks at Regina Public Library
We started at the doctor’s office which was not really a part of Art in the City and was really boring.
Things got better!! We went to the library and borrowed our very own sketchbooks which we borrowed for a year (you can see them in the picture at the top.) We never want to return them.
Riding fake trikes outside the library
We saw art everywhere – even on the rug at the library!
We sketched in the park with our new sketchbooks.
“Sue would not tell us where we going next. It was a surprise. But we accidentaly guessed it! I was telling a story about a henna tattoo place and then Sue said, “Was that a guess or were you just telling Dominique a story?” We were confused….Suddenly Dominique said, “Are we going to somewhere they do henna tattoos?” Sue said, “Nooooo, but you are so close.” We thought and thought and we guessed and we guessed and finally we guessed we were going to meet a tattoo artist. We were right! Sue told us we were going to meet Ashlie of Tattoo Nebula! We were so excited!!
Here is the real Ashlie, owner of Tattoo Nebula. Look how purple her walls are.
Ashlie sharing her sacred geometry designs(Photo Courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Here is the real Ashlie! Artist: Lanelle
Ashlie’s hands. Her tattoos come from sacred geometry in nature, like on the book cover
Tattoo Nebula was deep purple inside and very magical and we learned all about tattoos. Ashlie loves mandalas. She gave us all temporary tattoos. Rebekah chose first because she was the birthday girl.
Rebekah’s tattoo (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Look at our tattoos! Lanellle on the left, Dominque on the right( Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Photo courtesy B. MacLauchlan
Photo courtesy B. MacLauchlan
Then we went to have a picnic with the cows at the Mackenzie Art Gallery.
Picnic, Joe Fafard cows… (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Riding cows (Photo Courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Picnic (Photo Courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
We saw art everywhere – even in the fossils on the Tyndall stone at the art gallery (Photo Courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
meeting the statues in the lobby of the MacKenzie Art Gallery…where is the statue?(Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Dominique telling us about her statue Henry (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Lanelle and her statue Susan (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Rebekah and Ruth (Photo Courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
We are doing a great job imitating this statue!
At Rebekah’s house, time for a rest!
Us two snuggled under a quilt
We saw art everywhere – a purple kitchen floor at Rebekah’s
Once we were done napping, we just had to have a snack. What better place than the Mercury? There were even nebulas in the art at the Mercury!
Milkshakes at the Mercury, plus drawing in our sketchbooks. Dominique: I was mad at Lanelle because she dipped her fries in the milkshake. Yuck! (Photo courtesy of B. Maclauchlan)
How could a day of art make us so hungry?
After the Mercury, we went in search of art in the alleys and on garage doors.
In the Cathedral area. (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
Pretending to be in fear of the dragon (Photo courtesy of B. MacLauchlan)
We had so much fun!
What we learned is that you can find art everywhere!
Thanks for reading our post!!
Note from Poached Egg Woman: Lanelle and Dominique’s next blog will be about how to behave in an art gallery ha ha