The Big Ta Da!

“The difference between art and science is that science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else.” -Donald Knuth, American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. Parents love the performance, the big game, the recital; it’s a chance to have their child in the spotlightContinue reading “The Big Ta Da!”

First Day Jitters

  Self Portraits, created by students from Saint Francis de Sales Elementary, 2013/14 school year. For the last few years, I’ve been teaching art at two different schools. Getting to know the kids over a period of time has its advantages.  I appreciate Sally’s beautiful line drawings and  Thunder’s colorful and bold designs and it’sContinue reading “First Day Jitters”

My First Post

The decision to write a blog was not an easy one for me. My internal critic knows many reasons why this is a bad idea and will articulate them ad nauseam. And yet, I’ve decided to ignore the doubts and excuses; what will I say each week? Who will want to read it? You’re notContinue reading “My First Post”