On the drawing table right now
Studies and finals in gouache and colored pencil
We taught a comic art workshop to a troop of Girl Scouts! Did you know they can now get a badge in comics?? How cool is that!
We focused the lesson almost entirely on storytelling, as their personal drawing styles are really secondary, and they'll figure that stuff out as they go.
They were so kind and gave us these amazing Thanks-A-Lot cookies as a parting gift!
No, I didn't eat these in one sitting, but I did eat them over the course of... oh wait, ... I think I did...
Between mentoring students for the weekend at the 25th Art All State event to seeing my aunt visiting from Texas, to teaching in Marblehead, MA for two days - every minute of this week is booked!
Oh, and then Alexa and I are going to see a rebroadcast of Danny Boyle's Frankenstein, and then I have a meeting with a surgeon. Yeah, more on that later.
giving my little talk at the Artist Presentations for Art All State
Usually I take lots of pictures of our group's progress, but this year there wasn't time for a single one! I'm going to try and track down pictures of what my students made: a gigantic fire-breathing, scaley beast destroying a small city.
It was really fun to work with Andy Bell! (his twitter) Who also happens to build giant beasts and small cities, but that was just a coincidence.