Sunday, July 23, 2017

ART and CAKE



“CHOCOLATE CAKE” 1971 is a lithograph on Arches paper (SFMOMA) by American artist Wayne Thiebaud.
  
That lithograph baked into life by Caitlin Freeman.
A work of art based on a work of art 
but, unfortunately, no longer 
being baked at SFMOMA.

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Piet Mondrian’s   “COMPOSITION WITH RED, YELLOW AND BLUE”
1927 (Tate, London) 





The MONDRIAN CAKE, also baked by Caitlin Freeman
Recipes for these cakes and other art cakes can be found in 

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THE KISS 1907–08, oil on canvas, (Östereichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna) by Austrian artist Gustav KLIMT

A beautiful Klimt Kiss-inspired cake baked by the 

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ART, CAKE, ARTCAKE, MONDRIAN, TIEBAUD, KLIMT, BAKING, PAINTING

Monday, July 10, 2017

GETTING THE BEST RESULTS FROM TWITTER


1) The 💗 is utterly useless on Twitter.
2) It's seen by
only one person.
3) A 💗 does not appear in your timeline so nobody else sees it.
4) Then it goes straight to your “likes” file where ADVERTISERS use it to decide what they’ll sell you.

To respond to someone’s personal Tweet or promo with a 💗 is really quite rude.
It’s like a condescending smirk.
A pat on the head.
A missed opportunity.
A failure to communicate.

The point of Twitter is to get your Tweets to as many people as possible. The point of Twitter is the RT. An RT takes exactly the same amount of time as a 💗, it appears in your timeline and reaches all your followers & their followers & so on. Potentially hundreds, thousands, even millions of people could see an RT. People who may want to
follow you, make contact or a purchase, or simply be amused or enriched by the Tweet.

So, if you want to remark on a personal Tweet or a promo, use the RT. The 💗 has practically killed Twitter as an interactive medium. Using the RT can revive it.


And by the way, when someone RTs your Tweet, return the favor by RTing one of their promos or personal Tweets instead of a thank you. This keeps your timeline lively and uncluttered with "thanks".

If you don’t RT what you like to your followers, Twitter will never be anything more than an advertising platform for big brands and famous people.                 

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Twitter, RT don’t LIKE, Take Back Twitter