Posts tagged with ‘creativity’

  • Wee Faerie Village Photos

    Wee Faerie Village

    By on October 8, 2015

    Our Pastel class painted at the Florence Griswold Museum today and their current outdoors exhibit is the "Wee Faerie...

  • monoprint collage, art by Polly Castor

    Two Monoprint Collages

    By on March 25, 2015

    While just at the beginning of my exploration of monoprinting, here are my two most recent collages, which I...

  • Mono prints, Mono printmaking, gelli prints

    More Experimenting with Mono-printing

    By on February 17, 2015

    I’ve been experimenting with those the last few days, but these paints are more difficult to work with than...

  • Black Felted Bag is Finished

    By on February 9, 2015

    This bag has been on the knitting needles for probably two years, much of the last of that time...

  • Teaching Poetry

    Resources for Teaching Poetry

    By on February 3, 2015

    A homeschooling mother with a daughter in early high school asked for some recommendations from me for how to...

  • Digital art by Polly Castor

    Some Recent Digital Art

    By on December 18, 2014

    I’ve done these recently on my smart phone on the free app Brushes 3. This is fun for in...

  • Van Gogh quote

    Vincent Van Gogh Quote

    By on December 12, 2014

    My brush stroke has no system at all. I hit the canvas with irregular touches of the brush, which...

  • quote about creativity, Ralph Steiner quote

    Ralph Steiner’s Prescription for Creativity

    By on December 4, 2014

    Eventually I discovered for myself the utterly simple prescription for creativity: be intensely yourself.

  • the Pumpkin House

    The Pumpkin House

    By on October 31, 2014

    They carve over 700 pumpkins and invite everyone over to marvel at their hard work and creativity.

  • felting books

    Felting Books

    By on October 26, 2014

    I mentioned earlier this month in a blog after visiting the New England Felting Supply that I had requested...

  • pottery glaze

    New Teacup with Experimental Glaze

    By on October 4, 2014

    Usually when working in pottery, I am drawn to either painting with underglazes or some definitive process involving carving,...

  • New England Felting Supply

    New England Felting Supply

    By on October 2, 2014

    My hostess introduced me to New England Felting Supply, which is a combination of gallery, store, and classroom space....