For the last year I have been teaching private art lessons to adults and children, teaching church school, and teaching in the classroom. Below are a few pictures my adult students worked on. This butterfly was painted in acrylic on wood. It was a copy of Andy Warhol’s butterfly print. On the left is the [...]
Posted on Nov 24, 2012
DIY servanthood. Create your own slavedriver.
They answered Him, We be Abraham’s seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? Jesus answered them, Verily, Verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever. [...]
Posted on Oct 25, 2012
Quote and illustrations by Wallace Tripp.
“The experienced illustrator subscribes to the principle of the application of the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair. Should inspiration whisk down your chimney, be at your table. The first ten thousand drawings are the hardest. Put another way, you have ten thousand bad drawings within and should expel them as [...]
Posted on Sep 24, 2012
Quotes from Hannah Coulter
“Living without expectations is hard but, when you can do it, good. Living without hope is harder, and that is bad. You have got to have hope, and you mustn’t shirk it. Love, after all, “hopeth all things.” But maybe you must learn, and it is hard learning, not to hope out loud, especially for [...]
Posted on Sep 4, 2012
Miles said, “Spiders would be excellent clockmakers.” He has been spending the morning building clocks and movie projectors since we watched Hugo last night.
Posted on Aug 25, 2012
Jus Don’t Seem Very Christian…
Last night I was following a trail of Illustration blog links trying to get some inspiration, and I came across Tabletmonkey, a blog by Pixar artist Cory Loftis. This illustration made me laugh harder than I have in about 3 years. I love it.
Posted on Jul 19, 2012
Sunday of the Blind Man craft.
The sixth Sunday after Pascha remembers the story of the young man who was born blind. Supplies: scissors cardstock paper clips scotch tape magnet tape crayons or markers Print the main handout on cardstock. Students can color the handout, and each should be given an eye that is already cut out. They can also color [...]
Posted on May 19, 2012