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Rembrandt

There are a few artists who we commonly refer to by one name: DaVinci. Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello (yes,. all the turtles) But there are a few more: Picasso. Van Gogh. And of course, Rembrandt. Rembrandt’s family was really interesting: His father was a miller, and his mother a baker’s daughter, and Rembrandt was one of […]

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Cycle 2, Week 5: Perspective: It’s more than it appears…

The Online Class starts tonight! ANNOUNCEMENT! I will be leading a web-based class from August 16-20 covering the first six weeks of drawing: showing you how to draw through the techniques CC highlights, how to break down art to simple processes, how to try different techniques for those who get frustrated. The cost is $25 for four […]

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Week 3: Draw Upside down

ANNOUNCEMENT! I will be leading a web-based class from August 16-20 covering the first six weeks of drawing: showing you how to draw through the techniques CC highlights, how to break down art to simple processes, how to try different techniques for those who get frustrated. The cost is $25 for four 1-hour classes. While […]

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Cycle 2; Week 1: Simple Shapes

ANNOUNCEMENT! I will be leading a web-based class from August 16-20 covering the first six weeks of drawing: showing you how to draw through the techniques CC highlights, how to break down art to simple processes, how to try different techniques for those who get frustrated. The cost is $25 for four 1-hour classes. While […]

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The Stages of Drawing, Part 2: Schematic and Dawning

If you missed part one of this mini-series, click here. This short, probably three-part series, is about how drawing develops in most people, and how you can help teach it, integrate it, and encourage it in your children and students. To recap, the stages of drawing are generally defined like this: Scribble (with sub-stages): Approx: […]

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The Stages of Drawing, Part 1

How do we learn to draw? Do children, or adults pass through different stages as they grow in terms of how they learn to draw? Yes they do. Each stage comes with its unique challenges and joys and limitations to how we can help them draw better. I thought, perhaps, it would be helpful to […]

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