Author Archives: rtsallie
Frog and Toad are the main characters in a series of easy-reader children’s books, written and illustrated by Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933 – December 4, 1987).
Morass– a complicated or confused situation. an area of muddy or boggy ground. an overwhelming mass of confusion; a confusing situation that impedes or entangles something, making it difficult to be free of or resolve a troublesome matter. A whirling mass of fluid or air. from medieval Latin mariscus Read a poem every day. KeepContinue reading “November Notes”
Intermediate Art Project 4 Drawing Re-Do
As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am taking an intermediate drawing class at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. The class is taught by Jeff Nesbit. After spending a couple of weeks drawing parts of a face, project four was to copy two statutes from a National Geographic magazine. What went well?Continue reading “Intermediate Art Project 4 Drawing Re-Do”
Intermediate Art Project 5
As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am taking an intermediate drawing class at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts. The class is taught by Jeff Nesbit. To prepare for the final project on identity, I completed ten 6 inch by 6 inch self portraits using soft pastels.
The wife and I drove to Vassar yesterday to watch our youngest child play basketball for Swarthmore College in a season opener showcase. This morning we explored the Vassar’s beautiful 1000-acre campus. I almost wished I had packed a “real” camera. However, I did enjoy snapping away with my old, tired IPhone SE 2020.
Testing Charcoal and Graphite
I have 30 years of charcoal and graphite that I have purchased and did not use.