Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A Response to Bigotry

There has been a lot of horribleness in the news lately. There have been shootings, bombs, vehicular homicides…. The amount of violence, especially in places long considered safe has been overwhelming. The thing that hits us the hardest, though, is the undercurrent of racism and bigotry that has risen to the surface. Many people are […]

What I Learned from Doing Festivals – Part 2

When participating in art festivals, especially the outdoor ones, you’re going to need a tent. Tents provide shade from the sun and protection from the elements. They also clearly mark the boundaries between your space and that of your neighbors. There are many tents out there, so choose the one that best suits your needs. […]

Battling Unconscious Biases with Art

I may have mentioned this before but I love listening to podcasts. My list seems to grow every month as more, interesting series come to my attention. I stared listening to Radio Lab a few years ago and it was like my gateway drug. Podcasts allow me to insert information into my brain while I […]

The Last Painting of the Year

Happy New Year everybody! That’s it, 2016 is over and it’s time to ring in 2017. It has been a wild ride, full of ups and downs, pleasure and pain, happiness and sorrow. As we move into this new year, it helps to reflect, but let’s not forget to look forward. This is the time of […]

The Dream Client

When you find your Dream Client, you’d better hold onto her. Dream Clients are the people you love to work with and who love to work with you.

Life Drawing – Practice, Practice Practice

Drawings from my recent Life Drawing session and a little info about how these sessions go. These are a must for any serious artist or artist in training.

A Little Different – Burmese Food in Denver

Have you ever tried Burmese Food? Do you want to? The opportunity to do so is coming up in just over a week. November 12th at the Spring Institute.

The Importance of Exercise

Good Morning Friends of Afro Triangle! I decided to take the weekend off and waited until today to post. I think I’ll stick to this trend. On the weekends, I generally prefer to sleep in, so posting first thing in the morning sometimes interferes with my other plans for the day. In any case, I […]

Transitions

Good morning Afro Triangle friends. Today begins a week of transitions. I am starting the move to my new studio today. I get to box up all my belongings, assessing what I actually need and what I’ve been hanging onto “just in case”. Somehow, I always find a bunch of things I don’t use. Then […]

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