I arrived home a month ago, really. My trip away was once again a huge learning experience; in Italy and France.
I taught two sessions of evocative/depictive drawing in Civita di Bagnoregio through the Civita Institute in glorious Italy. This was my second year of teaching in Civita.
I was awarded a fellowship in 2013 through the Civita Institute, where I studied drawing in the evocative/depictive process. ‘Bingo!’
My impressions since being home:
- Get right to studio and start writing, drawing, painting, collaging etc. The ideas are fresh and evidence is clear.
- Be thankful for all the good fortune that came your way while traveling.
- Wonder about what may come your way in the future.
- Find your “bingo’s.”
What are ‘bingo’s’? Simply said, a happening that is spontaneous but you know when it’s a win. One could play the game, Bingo. I like to play it in art. How many keen marks create a bingo? Did I find my ’80/20′? How did that painting feel? Did I leave the paint alone?
Mostly, my ‘bingo’s’ on this trip came from my remarkable group of students.
Each student bringing so much to everything; brave, creative, enthusiastic, cheerful, caring and talented. Bingo! Best students!
So, let’s continue to create those ‘bingo’s’.
Back to studio.
Anita – You continue to praise and challenge! A powerful duo!! Thank you for your generous spirit, critical eye and huge talent for exploration. ❤️ Melony