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Another Studio Sketch

Now and then I make a sketch of my studio. It’s messy enough to be interesting. Today I found that I am getting better at placing my shapes in the frame and estimating proportions properly. 37 more words

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A figure in brown crayon

One more Betty Edwards exercise tonight. This one was copying somebody else’s picture again, an Alphonse Legros. The assignment was to work with cross-hatching with a reddish-brown crayon. 72 more words

Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain

Learning from Fred Astaire

Seeing this ale bowl basking in the sun, my wife asked my daughter what she thought of the new dragon bowl.  Emma replied, “What dragon… 389 more words

Make Culottes a Wardrobe Staple

Culottes are making a comeback this season, and the summer months are the perfect time to give this style a try. For those of you who are not quite sure how to wear them, here are a few ideas on different ways in which you can style your culottes so that they will quickly become a wardrobe staple. 497 more words

Oro Gold

For this week, I’ve been working with uploading data sets, performing basic computation and visualizing data through R. I’ve also been using Jupyter notebook (Anaconda package) which I have found extremely useful for printing code output, sharing live code and having your code in one window. 330 more words

Engaging students: Introducing proportions

In my capstone class for future secondary math teachers, I ask my students to come up with ideas for engaging their students with different topics in the secondary mathematics curriculum. 734 more words

Engagement