• Sidewalk Chalk Art Class, Fall 2015

    Sidewalk Chalk Art Class, Fall 2015

    You’ve seen sidewalk chalk art–now come try it out. I will teach a three hour intro class at Green River College, Saturday, October 17th, 9am – 12 noon. See their website for more details: http://www.greenriver.edu/ Click to see more images.

  • Calligraphy class Fall 2015

    Calligraphy class Fall 2015

     I will be teaching Uncial, an elegant yet easy to read style, as seen on these nursery signs. The class will be at Green River College, Oct 20 – Nov 17, Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30. More details at http://www.greenriver.edu/

  • Katy Palmer Student Grid Portrait

    Katy Palmer Student Grid Portrait

    My student drew this portrait first freehand and then using a grid. The freehand drawing is well done, but with using the grid you can hardly tell which is her drawing and which is the original she observed to create it! Excellent work, Katy! Click to open and compare all […]

  • Teaching Calligraphy

    Teaching Calligraphy

    I held  private calligraphy lessons in my home for the Palmer sisters. In four lessons they learned the basics of Uncial and created some projects with their new skills. We had a great time together!

  • Basic Drawing with Senior Citizens

    Basic Drawing with Senior Citizens

    Many retired seniors never learned how to draw. They are so excited to find out they really can draw when given step-by-step instructions

  • Encouraging Memory Care Seniors

    Bob creatively enhances his coloring page

    My father, Bob, has untapped drawing skills. Now at 89, and dealing with dementia, he enjoys my art classes. In years past, he built intricate ships and built many things out of wood.

  • Teaching Memory Care Seniors

    Teaching Memory Care Seniors

    It’s challenging for memory challenged seniors to do leaf rubbings because they can’t see what they are doing. But they LOVED seeing the image appear as they rubbed the crayons over the leaves. When their attention wanes I always have coloring pages.

  • Class Schedule

    Class Schedule

    I will be teaching beginning drawing May 2nd, 2015 at Letters of Joy, Lynnwood, WA. See website for WriteOnCalligraphers to register for the conference. http://writeoncalligraphers.org/


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