Nature has a frequency that replenishes, not a high-pitched digital hum, but one that coordinates with our own, is part of our own. Ralph Waldo Emerson called it the “oversoul,” something that connects us all. It feeds your wellbeing. Centred Outdoors is encouraging us to tune into this with guided walks at various beautiful outdoorContinue reading “Unplug and replug into nature.”
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fanntaylorschmidtartworks%2Fposts%2F2136003290060106&width=500“>My essential oil jewelry is offered by Joanie Yanusas at her shows this fall. Take a peek by going to my Facebook page post of photos. Thanks!
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I taught drawing to inspire styling your bonsai trees workshop to the Susquehanna Bonsai Club and to my club in Centre County, the Happy Valley Bonsai Club, over the last few months. The images above show the progression of the drawing of the front and then the back of a ficus tree planted over rock. WeContinue reading “Drawing to Inspire Bonsai Styling”
I donated this lovely little color pencil, graphite, acrylic medium and gouache piece of mixed media to the Art Alliance of Central PA for a September fundraiser. This subtle 5″ x 7″ on archival cream paper was adhered with wrapped edges to a 3/4″ block of sanded birch plywood with hardware for hanging. I hopeContinue reading “Great Horned Owl @ Shaver’s Creek by Ann Taylor-Schmidt”
Women artists gesture-drawing taught by Ann Taylor-Schmidt.
I am getting ready to teach a gesture drawing workshop for the Central Pennsylvania Art Alliance in October. This is one of my posters useful in talking to a class about the concepts involved. Gesture is the Tai Chi of Drawing – Sensing the energy in the scene and incorporating that movement, emotion, vibrance toContinue reading “Prep to Teach Gesture Drawing”
I am matting my drawing called “Inner Space” showing the calm centeredness of yoga and meditation.
Since the summer of 2016, my husband and I have planned, scrutinized details, communicated, drawn, plotted, talked-over and generally obsessed about building our house and moving. By July 1, 2017, we were moving …