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Creative Expectations, Creative Execution, Creative Learning: Lauren Lim’s Instant Photo Documentary
In “Instant: A Short Documentary” Lauren Lim sets out to photograph people on the street, and give them the resultant photo. In the process she learns about her own expectations, her own discomfort, and more about what photography means to her and the people she meets. My blog is full of posts on creativity and […]
Today I’m launching Patreon/RozInterim, a subscription blog on which I’ll publish studio sketching, painting, and collage sessions and posts on creativity and process. You can click on the link to go and check it out. There are already 2 sample videos up which are public so you can see what I’m talking about. […]
Several people wrote to me after my last post When Drawing Isn’t Fun. Most said that they found it helpful in starting an internal dialog with themselves about their creative practice. But one of my Urban Sketcher friends Tina Koyama wrote a very important point in her comment on that post: Grief. The grief of letting […]
Sometimes in classes I have students ask me what the difference is between a project and a series. I believe the difference is basically slim to none depending on how the user of these words understands and defines them. Dictionary.com defines “project” as something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme. a large […]
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Readers of my blog know that I love observing my process. I can’t help myself. Even during emergencies. I think you can learn a lot about yourself and find ways to always sketch. On November 19 I fell in a friend’s foyer. I was rushing across the foyer to my fanny pack to change my […]
Above: One of my goals this year has been to draw as many interesting noses, ears, and beards as I can. Even on days when I can't get out and draw people from life, I might stay up late and get some practice in, sketching from TV or from old photographs I've collected. (Sketch in […]
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