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This is a short pep talk. Your glasses don’t fit. The prescription isn’t right. Your vision is blurred by cataracts and any number of things that can happen to eyes. And you just don’t feel like sketching. Tough do it anyway. It keeps you prepped for sketching the next time your vision isn’t as blurred. […]
This is Paul—a contestant on the Great British Baking Show Holiday Edition, season not noted down. Yep, the woman who takes notes on everything relaxed her standards last year. Didn’t seem to be any point, I was watching so many cooking shows. I couldn’t get out because I couldn’t drive (post-cataract vision effects). I […]
I don’t know if the Minnesota State Fair 2020 has been cancelled. (It takes place the 12 days before Labor Day each year.) As I write this in advance of my posting date the clock on their site reads 101 days, 11 hours, and 11 minutes to Fair. But my personal Fair adventure this year […]
A week ago, a couple weeks ago(?) Covid-19 took out the grand finale of Ink Master 2020. In the grand scheme of things, and with so many lives lost, it’s a small thing. But still a disappointment for the three finalists who won’t get to battle it out and find out who is “Ink Master.” […]
I think it’s important to keep looking for new visual vocabulary approaches as our eyes change, so here I was on non-watercolor paper, playing around with thoughts of freckles. Even if you don’t have a vision change you can still come at a visual observation with a fresh eye and search for new ways to […]
In the current Pandemic it seems everyone is baking bread. Less than 11 months ago I was thinking about all the bread baking I wanted to do. Dick actually came home with a list of the flours available at the local co-op. I don’t have much kitchen space though, so I put it off. […]
I think the title of today’s post says it all, “Why Not Blue Stubble?” It seemed like a good decision at the time and I’m standing by it.
I think this page spread text pretty much says it all. (From my cataract recuperation journals.) What are television shows telling us about their historical time periods? This one is pretty obvious.
I’ve written quite a bit about accepting changes in your process throughout the 11 years of this blog. It is a common theme in my teaching. One of the things that seems to hang students up the most is the notion that there must be one “right” way to do something. I’m constantly telling crop […]
Last week I wrote the following blog post to my Patreon-RozInterim subscribers. When I started my subscription blog on Patreon I had no intentions to share any of the posts from that blog with a larger audience. However the current pandemic has me bending the rules on this particular post. This post deals with testing […]