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Inspiration

Inspiration

Inspiration… sometimes you have to search for it and sometimes it hits you in the face. That happened to me a few weeks ago when Read more...

Proud of My Students

Proud of My Students

Here are a few of the terrific pieces my art students have finished lately. Like a proud parent, I want to brag a bit on them. I have challenged them and myself to try new papers for dry media (charcoal and pastel). On some papers we painted on a watercolor wash to produce an antiqued look. The piece above by Merle is a good example of Read more...

Drawing Papers Have Arrived

Drawing Papers Have Arrived

I am very excited about my upcoming drawing class in Rosenberg.  This image shows some of the papers we will be using: Twin Rocker White Feather paper (no, it’s not made of feathers), Mexican Bark paper, Egyptian papyrus, Fabriano Artistico, and Japanese Ogura paper. We will be stretching our artistic muscles trying all these new surfaces.