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Ink Blots

There are few things easier to create on purpose or by accident than an ink blot.

There is so much and so little to read into one. 141 more words

I resist

Only 3 month are gone of the year and I had resisted already a huge bunch of online classes. I’m so proud! I focus and go for… 8 more words

A Few More Portraits and New Animal Sketches

….the grade 2s can’t seem to get enough art assignments

After Easter, when some of my students returned from extended holidays the last of the artist portraits were finished and I promised that I would post their work on my blog. 158 more words


Art Classes and Inspiration

I have been so blessed in being able to take classes taught by Carla Sonheim and last year in conjunction with Lynn Whipple.

This year I have learned even more techniques. 129 more words

Dali and Doodles

….I finally sat down to draw some Dali portraits

I was hoping that taking my time would produce some pretty good likenesses of Salvador Dali. I worked from two different photographs and my finished sketches don’t even look like the same person. 60 more words


There is a C then, of course.

I’m joining the year-long online class with Carla Sonheim ‘”Y” is for Yellow’ (here  is more about it). Every other week we will get a new assignment. 123 more words

For the Love of a Tree

There is a great line in the movie “Under the Tuscan Sun” where Sandra Oh  refers to those “creepy Italian trees” (I LOVE those trees, and Italy!!!) ~ Last night  I spent the most wonderfully meditative and relaxing time away from all of my troubles, grounded in making those “creepy Italian trees” – Pure magic!!! 185 more words