Friday, October 11, 2013

Art Journal Class

Imperfection is Beauty, Madness is genius...and I'd rather be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

This year I've started a class for students who have an interest both in art and writing.  Students are exploring how the written word and art can become one cohesive piece as they also express their thoughts, questions and ideas about life.  Does it get any better than that?  Well, it does...A, they seem to be much more  at ease with a  100 page journal rather than one blank white paper staring at them.  In turn,  they are opening themselves up to taking risks-  ... B,  they design the entries as a reflection of who they are, their experiences, their thoughts and questions,  now it becomes personal and that my friend, is grand.

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