“Home Away From Home” Carol A. More If you’ve been anxious like I have of late, you know that the human spirit is beyond strong. Sleepless nights worrying over our country, our world, our very lifeblood…all sometimes too much to bear. If you know me, I don’t watch the “news” and haven’t had “TV”…… Continue reading Artists: We are the fortunate ones, no?
“Escape” Carol A. More – 2017 – Art Journal Escape “Escape” – everything’s packed for our move, but I still yearn to create daily, so with limited supplies and some gessoed pages in a cool old book found at Restore, I am amazed how much art can be done! My fingers modeled and my new…… Continue reading Drowning….Moving: Same thing
Heirloom Tomato Love drawing things that do not move, ever. I first saw this tomato in Earth Fare Market sitting on top of a mound of ordinary looking toms – priced at $4.49 a pound. It felt like going to the animal shelter with all the dogs calling ‘pick me, pick me’. How could I…… Continue reading Drawing Class: Tomato Study August 2017
Pear Study Carol A. More Charcoal, watercolor, pastels on sized Stonehenge paper 8″ x 6″ All good things must end….. I was so sad to receive news that my drawing teacher, Paul, would be taking a few months off to prepare for two important shows this fall. Yes, I pouted and yes, I selfishly…… Continue reading A pear…charcoal, watercolor, pastels – in that order
Charcoal Willow Drawing Stix Learning to draw I quietly began my drawing lessons a month and a half ago, with Paul Blankinship. Paul was highly recommended as one of the best teachers of drawing. No pretenses, no claims of wizardry, but an impeccably clean studio, organized lesson plans, professional knowledge and his success in the…… Continue reading Drawing lessons!