I just watched It's Kind of a Funny Story, a movie from like ten years ago. I'd never seen it. That's part of living abroad sometimes, you just miss stuff. It was, if you've never seen it, a story about a teenager who is suicidal, but learns to deal with his problems. He learns to … Continue reading Epilogue
Just in case you thought I wasn't doing any drawing, here is a still life of yuzu, Japanese lemons.
I continue to follow the exercises in Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Unlike in my misspent youth, I follow the book about as exactly as I can. IN the past, I'm sure I would have jumped all over the place, probably wouldn't have even read the text, just gone to the parts … Continue reading Drawing – Hands and Feet
More Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Another exercise is to draw your hand without looking at your paper. Just get lost in the shapes and let your hand draw what you see. Below is my first try. I got pretty lost. The exercise was five minutes. I used a timer. But I … Continue reading Drawing Plump Worms
In my youth-- and I really mean youth, as in teenage years-- I loved to draw. I did some acrylic painting too. At one point I actually thought about art school. In the end, I chose a general education. I doubt I could have done much as an artist. I was young. I wasn't talented. … Continue reading Drawing – Returns