December 2018 Flow

December 14, 2018

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS! I wish you time spent finding your flow. The student of mine who made this drawing came to me looking for a place to learn drawing skill.  She didn’t say it at the time but I think she also came looking for a safe place where she could simply be in the sensation …Continue Reading

The Ease of Simplicity – Featured on KQED

December 6, 2018

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    The Ease of Simplicity is a two-minute Perspective piece that aired on November 30, 2018.  It’s about trying to keep it simple – in art and in life.  Here is a picture of the drawing that I talk about.  You’ll find it by clicking on the title above.

April 2018 The Ease of Simplicity

April 3, 2018

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The Ease of Simplicity   My lovely Sunday afternoon student came to paint this weekend. She’s been working with me for about twenty years. (!) I can’t really call her a student anymore. She’s become a friend, and an artist. In her calm, extremely thoughtful, and right-minded way she’s also a powerhouse in the business …Continue Reading

February 2017 Making The Time

February 28, 2017

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Last week wasn’t my finest. I had a cold, my husband was out of town, we had constant rain and two rainout days at school which meant that my three boys (age 10 to 15) were home. With me. In rain. With nothing scheduled. On top of that I discovered that I had a rat …Continue Reading

January 2017, String Drawing

January 24, 2017

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Below is a drawing assignment I’m giving some of my students this month.  I’ve been using it for years and love the way it pushes us to look closely.  Anyone can do it! This is an excellent exercise for learning to see the reality of a line. This drawing requires one to look very closely, …Continue Reading