Abraham receives the promise AND the miracle of redemption continues apace. This small section of the drawing is pretty much all you need to see. It’s pretty good, but putting it all online is a bit much. Eighteen years ago I was finishing up with my Master of Fine Arts…
This is the simplest of little drawings, yet I look at it all the time. The pig is startled and the little bell on a rope is falling off to the side. What’s going on? I know that a pig with a bell is a traditional symbol of obscenity. So…
Why do we draw? Let me start off by saying that, for me, drawing stands as synecdoche for all of art. At least the visual arts. I think it is foundational in that it teaches us to see; it teaches us to use our eyes properly. Without drawing there would…
This project that we gave our high schoolers gave them all sorts of troubles! Most folks are used to thinking in terms of black on white – you draw a black line on a white paper and then add value if you want to give volume to the form. But…
I am a keeper of chickens. I like them very much and sometimes I even draw them. But I usually add things that are not strictly in keeping with actual chicken anatomy. I sort of picture these two as a squabbling couple. The rooster is being hen-pecked.
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