Archive for April, 2014

Exquisite Corpse

Posted by admin on April 21, 2014 in drawing, painting | No Comments

A drawing done as a collaboration becomes something bigger than the sum of its parts once you put all those parts together. In this exercise, I assigned each of four students a section of the figure and assigned them a scale (1 head=9 inches). They each worked on their own drawing from life, standing side […]

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Get outside while you can!

Posted by admin on April 10, 2014 in drawing | No Comments

My fabulous UW Drama class got off to an excellent start, with my usual cohort of grad designers joined by three relative neophytes to life drawing, including acting professor Jeffrey Frace (that is, he is a professor of acting, not pretending to be a professor or filling in for some other more authentic professor). Jeffrey […]

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Drywall Chevrons at Lowe’s

Posted by admin on April 7, 2014 in pattern | No Comments

Pattern is everywhere, and it can punctuate an otherwise boring trip to Lowe’s with a moment of beauty and wonder. Imagine my delight when I turned the corner from the lumber department and came across these stunning piles of drywall arranged artfully in the humble, yet hip, chevron pattern in two colorways, with a possible […]

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