Unplug and replug into nature.

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.”

Drawing to Inspire Bonsai Styling

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”

Prep to Teach Gesture Drawing

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”