•December 11, 2013 • Leave a Comment
There is this ridiculous phrase that refers to quick shots of yourself, “selfies.” A long time ago, photographers did still life photos that showed their interests and hobbies, more like “vignettes.” So let me explain my non-selfie vignette: the hand held mirrors were made by my uncle from unusual woods like spalted maple, the tray is from a defunct Polish airline, the porcelain pillbox was my mother’s, the shoe is a ring holder that I got for my birthday from my sister, the rings are all from antique stores or art shows.
•December 7, 2013 • Leave a Comment
I designed a new cartoon unit for my third graders, calling it “Art Dogs”. This necessitated me working up a few examples of what a sketch could look like for the beginning of this project. Here is my first one…
•December 5, 2013 • Leave a Comment
I usually get to work at 7:30 in the morning and try to leave by 4 or 4:30, but today ran late. When I left my school for the day, this is what the sky looked like…