Hello Friends, I am recycling an old blog post here, because it seems so relevant to the struggle I have had in getting this new series, Voices, and Visions off the ground. It has taken me several months to get traction, but I finally have some sketches to share! At last! The series is about the human condition, and is inspired by poems, by writers … Continue reading What is Artist’s Block?
New Series Update: Voices and Visions The Cause: Artist’s Block Back in September of last year, I posted about getting started with a new body of artwork, Voices, and Visions, based on the human condition. However, I am sorry to say that the work on it has not been going well. Not at all smoothly in fact. For a while, work on it has ceased … Continue reading New Series Update: Voices and Visions
Hello Friends, family, and fans, I have been taking a break from blogging after teaching two classes back to back in Classic Drawing and in Pastel at Frederick Community College. An unexpected side effect of teaching others art has been learning that I have room to improve my own art-making skills. Lately, I have been dissatisfied with my artwork, especially a poetry illustration series that … Continue reading Becoming a Student Again
Teaching Diary: Part 2, Introduction to Pastel This year I have taught five drawing and pastel classes at Frederick Community College! Its a dream come true, after many years of wanting to teach art, but not being able to find a job in this field. And it’s been a giant learning curve going from being a perpetual college student to an adjunct art instructor. … Continue reading Lessons Learned
Hello friends, family, and fans, I have been taking a break from blogging since I started teaching art classes and my posts have been somewhat irregular. It’s partly a result of not having much spare time to write, and also because I haven’t made much new work lately. But now I have something new to share! I have finally begun working on a new series … Continue reading Voices and Visions, new art series
Hello friends and fans, Maybe you’ve been wondering where I disappeared to, or not. I haven’t written any new blog posts in months since I started teaching as an adjunct art instructor at Frederick Community College. Its been a really busy season. I’m no longer trying to sell my art, (although the occasional sale would be welcome nonetheless) and my focus has now been on … Continue reading Teaching Diary: Classic Drawing
This winter has been a busy one, and I haven’t been posting as often as a result. Two major events have taken place that has been keeping me busy. One was that I was hired to be an adjunct art professor at Frederick Community College this summer, and two is that I have been working on my annual box show project. I just completed the … Continue reading Things on the boil.