Saturday, March 2, 2019

I Believe Pigs can Fly, My Newest Artful Brooch to Welcome Spring

This handpainted brooch as you can clearly see is hot off the presses, but then artists seldom have clean hands.

I've always wondered who was the first to coin the phrase "when Pigs fly" as flying pigs often pop up in my sketchbook. Well, turns out the phrase has Scottish roots, and since I've got a bit of Scot in me, it seems fitting. Herewith more on the history of a phrase that's infiltrated so many conversations over the years:

This brooch is now in my ETSY shop, colorful and fun, it adds a bit of wit and whimsy to one's Spring jacket lapel:

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