Playing Piano with Gertrude Stein

Disclaimer: although I had one year of piano lessons over a half-century ago, I do not and cannot actually play the piano. As a calligrapher playing with words, I have often drawn on Gertrude Stein’s collection, Tender Buttons for material in my calligraphic work. Perhaps it is because I feel its unconventional use of language… Continue reading Playing Piano with Gertrude Stein

Random Thoughts

Look what I did… (including an animated extravaganza of color! calligraphy! & poetry!) “Look what I did!” A teaching colleague and I used to name online discussion folders this when we wanted students to share their artwork. There was no grade for these folders – just showing their new creative work and sharing observations. So.… Continue reading Random Thoughts