Art is not magic, it’s part of being human

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March 19, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Beautiful visual piece on NPR about an elementary school art teacher. Best quote: “Art is part of being human. It is not a magic skill.” drawing by La Johnson, NPR

ART CLASS DAY 15: LETTERPRESS DAY 1 AT SFCB

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February 6, 2016 / By / / Post a Comment
I already knew the San Francisco Center for the Book was badass. My bookbinding intensive was AMAZING. So when I signed up to take the 4 day letterpress intensive, I knew it was going to be, well, intensive. Day One The best part of these classes is that you just get RIGHT IN THERE and […]

Thankful

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January 14, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Feeling very thankful this week. Hope your 2016 is going well.

Merry Christmas

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Used some of my newly acquired hand lettering skills to make a few beautiful gift tags for my family. Here’s my favorite (made for my mom!). I used my fancy new calligraphy stylus. Here’s a practice run attempting to use the gold colored ink:

ART CLASS DAY 14: HUMANIST CALLIGRAPHY

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December 8, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
There is a magical store in Berkeley, California called Castle in the Air. If you sneak past the beautiful imported paper, fancy fountain pens, quirky stampers and piles of journals and shimmy up the stairs, taking care not to knock into any of the Black Forest cuckoo clocks lining the stairway, you’ll come to a […]