Showing posts from October, 2015


While we can’t say what genius is, exactly, there’s a bit to be learned by what bright folks say about it.  There’s more than one side to genius, of course, but it seems to me there’s remarkable agreement:  “Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.” ( George-Louis De Buffon )  "Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” ( Thomas Edison )  “Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself.” ( Robert Henri )  “The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” ( Aldous Huxley )  “Genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains.” ( Jane Hopkins )  "Genius, the power which dazzles human eyes, is oft but perseverance in disguise.” ( Henry W. Austin ) Okay, back to work. The Kiss, sculpture by Auguste Rodin Best regard

The Odd Golden Sequence

The Fibonacci sequence is a set of numbers that starts with a one or a zero, followed by a one, and proceeds based on the rule that each number (called a Fibonacci number) is equal to the sum of the preceding two numbers. If the Fibonacci sequence is denoted  F  (  n  ), where  n  is the first term in the sequence, the following equation obtains for  n  = 0, where the first two terms are defined as 0 and 1 by convention: F  (0) = 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 ... Watercolour on paper O20, O21, O22, O23. 30 x 41 cms 12 x 16 inches

Putin to International Journalists Oct 2014.

Putin to International Journalists This is Putin answering questions regarding ISIS from a US journalist at the Valdai International Discussion Club in late 2014. 

The English Cemetery

Translated from Spanish. The English Cemetery

Gertys Care

Gertys Care. Listing #  10662 Image Viewed 8303 Times Artist: Roger Cummiskey Title: Gerty's Care Height(in): 10.4" Width: 16" Depth: 0" Height(cm): 26 cm Width: 40 cm Depth: 0 cm Medium: Watercolor Year: 2004 Edition Size: Unique Email: Notes: Gertys Care The subject for this painting is derived from the character, Gerty McDowell, from James Joyces (1882-1941) Ulysses. The children in the painting suggest those whom Gerty and her friend, Cissy, were looking after on Sandymount Beach in Dublin on 16th June 1904 - Bloomsday. My interpretation is loosely based on the children playing on the beach in tranquil, idyllic, peaceful and uncluttered surroundings in the safety of the very tidal Sandymount Beach. This watercolour painting is based on an original idea taken from the writings and wanderings of James Joyce.  Category: Figurative Primary Color: Blue Technique: Watercolor Secondary Color: Brown Support: Paper Co


Query in today from the USA for a small watercolour painting. Not pursued. Available - $55.00 Post paid. Paypal. original. Also available as a print - 100% Guarentee.…/galway-roger-cummiskey.html Title: Galway Medium: watercolour and ink Size: 14 x 17 cms, 5.5 x 6.5 inches Status: original. date of completion 22 Jan 2014 Ref: g97; 140122-4 Signed: front and verso. Not pursued. Available - $55.00 Post paid. Paypal. Galway. Postage and packing applies.

An American observes English customs

This American Was Shocked When His Facebook Post About England Went Viral Copy and paste the URL.