Back on track. This week I started a new semester of my drawing class. Our homework was to do as many contour drawings as possible. So I looked around the house and the garden for various subjects including a potted plant, a vine, and an outdoor chair. Then I had some time in the … Read the rest →
As I expected, now that the new year is in full swing, this week filled itself up with “stuff.” Details for various commitments I made last year. But I managed to carve out enough time to work on a painting. I was enchanted by a series of images someone posted of frozen soap bubbles. I … Read the rest →
It’s a short week, but here’s what I managed to accomplish: 1. A pen and ink sketch of our outdoor shower. It’s an old coconut tree with a shower attached to it. We’ve been remiss and have allowed the weeds to take over and vines are growing all over it. But we enjoy it. 2. … Read the rest →
Social Alchemy is a place that celebrates the creative spirit. It is my belief that creativity is what will save us. The desire to express one's spirit through writing, painting, film making, theater or any other art form, takes courage. Engaging in the creative process is a form of alchemy, once you you go down that road, you are not the same person you were when you started. I may not agree with all of the beliefs expressed in the end result, I do believe in the process and in the urge to communicate with our fellow women and men.