There is a trend emerging in our local elementary and high schools to use Kahn Academy and other online learning resources to supplement or replace classroom instruction in math. I understand the attraction. At the small schools in the region where I live you tend to see a wide range of abilities in students. ThereContinue reading “Kahn Academy is Distance Learning”
Stickyness. In addition to being an artist I am a math teacher. I often struggle with deciding whether I am more of an artist or more of a math teacher, but at the moment I am surrendering the struggle to explore areas where the two overlap. I was working with a tutoring student last yearContinue reading “Art, Education and Math–What’s the Connection?”
Break through the ice, snow, and winter doldrums with a burst of creativity. Spring is almost here and your muse is calling: learn something new, take a block printing class! Learn basic design, carving and printing techniques in a relaxed, supportive, and playful atmosphere. You will come away with a completed print suitable for framing,Continue reading “Registration for March 15th Spring Into Artistic Action Block Printing Class is Now Open!”
Block Printing Class with Tracy Gillespie Sunday, March 9th, 3-5 pm Break through the ice, snow and winter doldrums with a burst of creativity. Spring is almost here and your muse is calling: learn something new, take a block printing class. No experience is necessary! Learn basic design, carving and printing techniques in a relaxed,Continue reading “Spring Creativity Breakout Class”
It was a dark and dismal October. There was nothing else for it but to print this crow.
· · · This is the print I made last Fall that I just finished painting today. It’s a self portrait of me with a Martinmas lantern. Of the three versions, this one is my favorite. It was surprisingly satisfying to paint inky blue-black paint over my own face.