Our paintings dried in a jiffy when we were able to take them outside to dry. So wonderful to see so many new faces!
What kind of books do you read? What books do you recommend?
Q. I came across your site as I was searching for information about artists who have gone to B-School. I'm wondering if you can tell how it was for you? Did it help with showing and selling your art? Reaching new clients and collectors?
In an effort to convince my class that painting is a lot more fun when we surrender and give up control, I encouraged my students to paint blindfolded for the length of one song. The results speak for themselves!
In this blog post: Using Gesso as a primer and house paint VS acrylic paint from the art store.
My teaching philosophy in a nutshell: "If you want people to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Kids don't think about whether their painting is good enough. They just enjoying painting. Maybe if we want to paint like kids, we should play like kids? One of the best parts of being an aunt is doing stuff I would not ordinarily have the chance to do. Like my recent trips to Calaway Park and Cayden Farms. Why should kids have all the fun?!
This blog was created to share my belief that the art-making process is a catalyst for transformation and personal empowerment. I am living proof.