Two weeks of almost no sugar

I stopped eating most of my favorite things a couple (or three) weeks ago—bread, pasta, fruit. I did this for a couple of reasons: 1. I’ve been feeling constantly bloated after meals—at least for a couple of years now2. Last year, around this time, my doc broke the shitty news to me that I am […]

Sunday drawing practice

While watching morning news. Been using the Line of Action website as I practice gesture drawing lately. https://line-of-action.com

Joy Harjo

It is Saturday morning, and the most important thing you can watch right now is Joy Harjo, who was named the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate last week. Harjo says that humanizing and healing will be her aims as Poet Laureate—“a healing of people speaking to each other, with each other.”

More on drawing

I had hoped to sketch every day in February along with reading the  Edwards’ book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.  But the month got so busy with the usual stuff that  I ended up sketching here & there on a couple of different apps, messing around with brushes & shading, some freehand, some tracing. It […]

February drawing

This month’s goal is to start a daily drawing practice, so I purchased a copy of Betty Edwards’ book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Here are some early sketches. Day 1: I sketched my hand while helping Maya with her Math homework one night on a loose white sheet of paper using a Ticonderoga […]

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