All posts by Sarah Emily

Beyond Kitsch: Creating the Paint by Number Phenomena

Before Bob Ross and the Joy of Painting ever hit the scene, Paint-By-Number (PBN) was teaching amateur artists the thrill of oil painting. From kittens to Queen Elizabeth, driftwood to Jesus, the subject matter appealed to almost everyone— except the critics. Still, the concept had friends and foes alike asking the question, “What is art?”

Toledo Metroparks Run With Vision

Five years into a bold 20 year plan, Toledo Metroparks is providing the community with greater access to the Parks System by creating more public parks, corridors, greenways, restored wetlands, and natural spaces.