The drawing teacher gave the instruction to complete a "large" drawing, then the details fell apart for me. What style, what subject, what... everything? These were the questions of my fellow classmates and the answers came back in such a fashion that it seemed anything would be accepted. later, one-on-one, the teacher suggested I use … Continue reading The Hybrid Project: Hey, look over there! The Tiki-Plague Doctor is rollerskating
What I Learned In Class Today... If you can find it, you must read: Gillespie, J. (2016) Oliver Herring's TASK in the Classroom: A Case for Process, Play, and Possibility, Art Education, 69(1), 31-37. My usual disclaimer is that I steal quotes and barely paraphrase the highlights that capture my imagination in the articles I … Continue reading In Theory Anything Becomes Possible…
Crayola 96 Crayons: The Review: Wax crayons are versatile if you allow yourself to try them. You can blend colors and tones, and with a little practice, make lines as fine and crisp as you like. Using them on textured papers enhances the layers of the to work. The light that lives in the crevices … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies: Crayons Are For Your Inner Child Too!
I kinda didn’t take the day off yesterday… I just couldn’t sit still, so I started putting some order to the list of projects I want to add to my blog and I started to see connections… First, I want to thank my friend Richard Tardiff for planting seeds of connection throughout what I’ve been … Continue reading Odds & Ends – What’s Next
Here we are at Day 30 and I’m not yet certain where I am on the journey to clearly defining my life’s purpose. I’m grateful that I’m much farther ahead than I was a month ago… I have discovered a passion for writing and sharing this journey with others. I’m loving the connections and relationships … Continue reading Day 30 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It
It’s possible I haven’t said everything I wanted about telling stories yet. Stories can be told in many ways and about so many things. Of course this realization comes to me from another Ted talk. Please take a few minutes to listen to Giles Duley’s transformation from observer to storyteller, and how he discovered he … Continue reading Day 17 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It