Why should anyone bother about learning art without having a bunch of decades to develop mastery?
Have you ever wondered why those family heirlooms are so precious? In the 1800s women performed magical feats that took months. They started with sheep and transformed their fur into beautifully detailed woven bed-coverings. Beyond clever, many women had their own original designs. After being dazzled by the process of weaving, I joined the Northwest […]
We did an Interview with Still on the Hill last year and you responded. Donna Mulhollan (half of Still on the Hill) is a faceted artist, so I’m not surprised by all she’s been doing since the Pandemic has changed most of our plans. Sure, she’s that musician-songwriter-fiddler-performer… But I bet you can’t guess […]
Have you ever tried to draw someone you know? or even a movie star? We all see differently.. and focus on different parts of what we see. The better you know someone, the more you see the Universe within them. By watching how people move through the world and what they write or say… by […]
INTERVIEW: Madison Wood Crow: When I heard that you are crushing rocks and making your own pigments, my mouth dropped open. What could be more representative of the here and now—the images and materials come from your home space. I respect your privacy. Will you describe your home life, nature, and inspirations.. (to the extent you […]
I’m fascinated with people who hold high artistic skills. I lurk and cruise the internet until something arrests my heart and imagination. John Ma’s work has done just that. Because I’m a newcomer to drawing, I did not expect any stranger halfway around the world to answer my beginner questions– much less be as helpful […]