Did you know it’s National Poetry month? I wouldn’t know if it weren’t for the Book Spine Poetry being published on Brain Pickings. Brain Pickings was inspired by the Sorted Books project. I decided to try my hand at a verse. It was quite a bit harder than I would have thought it would be, [...]
…anything and everything
My back problems started up again with a vengeance several weeks ago. I’ve had bad days and slightly better days and some excruciatingly frustrating days when a week’s worth of progress dissolved into nothing. Except on the worst days, I can do anything. Slowly, slowly, with careful form and frequent breaks I [...]
Random Instagram and related stories from the week
Having my mobility reduced by my back problems has led to a little bit of an Etsy habit. Um, stuck at home. Entertaining my painkiller brain-addled self. Aimlessly surfing. Suddenly not-so-aimlessly surfing. The Paypal button is so so so easy to click!
I’ve been under the weather lately, unable to attend my painting class. I was a little disappointed to run out of the drawings from my sketchbook to post here because I don’t have the new painting to show yet. But when I decided last night to start a quick sketch from a picture I recently [...]
charcoal teapots – a few years old
A dose of poetry for your Monday:
unfinished pencil still life
This first one is one of my favorite portraits.
These two portraits made me fall in love with drawing drapery folds.