Kyle Steed is a wonderful and accomplished artist. You’ve seen his work in commercials (the Walgreen’s new font) or maybe you’re one of his followers on Instagram (he’s one of their featured gramm-ers, with good reason: ). And Giants & Pilgrims LOVES him, his family, and his work. Kyle graciously donated some of his doodling […]
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Welcome to the month of February and to our online Almanac. It’s good to navigate these pages together for the good life. For our Giants & Pilgrims February Almanac theme we chose the word “Send”. Most of the pages deal in this theme: the way we communicate to each other, the letters and notes we […]
We hung the set of jars in our new favorite park last week. It was a beautiful day and such a great adventure. Picking them up in the snow storm yesterday was not as easy, but it was so fun seeing people’s responses; a glimpse into they’re dreams and hopes and prayers… Here’s pictures of […]
One of the twelve paintings done for Almanac No. 1 featured here. This piece coincides with the song “All the Lights” to be released soon! The simplicity of the things we capture and hold on to- feathers representing hopes, butterflies for dreams and so on. What have you kept close in the dark? In process… […]
The first time I realized that there is such a thing as a “protest” song was in high school. One of the films they were showing about the civil rights movement kept coming back to people belting out “We Shall Overcome”. As a young man, I was so moved. That people can use music to […]
Joni Lissak Artist & Lover of Elephants Joni teaches art at a charter school in Greeley, CO with an undergrad from the University of Northern Colorado. She produces intricate, beautiful, and interactive art shows. (One being a narrative thread of paintings inspired by a Regina Spector song. Gallery goers could listen, touch, and contribute to […]
Here: http://giantsandpilgrims.bandcamp.com/ Come and listen to the leading track off the new album! Share it with your friends for the pre-order because this is going to be such a tremendous album and we are so very excited.
So these are snowflake patterns from crochet directions that Betony designed to make beautiful all on their own! Below are a myriad of creative ideas as to how to use them. We hope they make for a great addition to your home, celebrating this winter season. And perhaps they can be an indoor activity to […]
Items Needed- 5 mason jars 5 tags golf pencils scrap paper twine You are invited into a polar expedition. This adventure is, as always, to be tailored to your story and we are merely providing suggestions and framework for goodness to happen. Make changes as needed and be creative. Sometime this month find a wooded […]
Whenever the season changes it’s good to have a soundtrack to follow and celebrate the new themes. Recreate this crafted playlist or look up some of these songs about New Year’s and new beginning to fill your January days. What songs would you add? Feel free to leave them here in the comments! 1. Auld […]