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I sat down today to “play” with my new set of Derwent sketching pencils.  I tested the pencils’ range by using light to heavy pressure in my scale. You can see the difference using a “H”, or harder core compares to the “B” pencils, or the softer cores. After looking at how they each performed, […]

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     A friend of mine, who wants to start drawing, asked me why the sketching pencils have numbers and letters on them. Those are what’s called a Graphite Grading Scale.       The scale is a code to tell the hardness and blackness of each pencil. Simply put, the number next to an “H” relays the hardness of the core.  The […]

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It must be a “Twin” thing.  Ryan, Reese and I were working on 1 point perspective drawings. The girls were each drawing their houses independently, but when they were finished we discovered their fences matched up perfectly!!! They had inadvertently created JOINED properties!!i

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“If we could talk to the animals, learn their languages, maybe get an animal degree….”  Dr. Dolittle. Animals are pure of consciousness, no ego, no ulterior motives. They speak a language that is inclusive. The bird speaks the same as the sky, the leaves, and the trees. A tiger speaks as the jungle. If we […]

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Explore several different drawing media and learn beginning to more advanced drawing techniques in this series. Participants will experience new techniques and complete an original art work during each session.  The sessions are designed to be taken sequentially, as the skills build upon each other.  However students can join on a “one time” basis as […]

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Explore several different drawing media and learn beginning to more advanced drawing techniques in this series. Participants will experience new techniques and complete an original art work during each session.  The sessions are designed to be taken sequentially, as the skills build upon each other.  However students can join on a “one time” basis as […]

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Explore several different drawing media and learn beginning to more advanced drawing techniques in this series. Participants will experience new techniques and complete an original art work during each session.  The sessions are designed to be taken sequentially, as the skills build upon each other.  However students can join on a “one time” basis as […]

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Explore several different drawing media and learn beginning to more advanced drawing techniques in this series. Participants will experience new techniques and complete an original art work during each session.  The sessions are designed to be taken sequentially, as the skills build upon each other.  However students can join on a “one time” basis as […]

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“Ask the animals, and they will teach you.” In our fast-paced lives of keeping up with social media and technology, we have set ourselves apart from the natural world. We’ve come to believe we are superior to the animal kingdom that share this world with us, and have missed all that they can teach us. […]

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After reading some information on identifying why each animal chooses you, I feel an even deeper contection with the Horse as my Spirit Animal. The Horse continues to teach me to see things from a higher spiritual perspective,  to be sensitive to others, to be compassionate, and to travel and broaden my horizons. I cherish the […]

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