What the Heart Needs

One of the ironies of my career change to teaching English and Special Ed is that, while I feel that an English teacher should be writing with every spare minute of time (and feel more confident about writing than any other skill), in the few minutes of each day that I devote to creativity, I end up drawing. It is what the heart wants, even if the head is saying I should/need to write. Part of...

Full Circles

I'm taking a step back from oil painting in October to participate in Inktober. It's a good time to do some drawing, and, anyway, my studio is about to be torn apart as I claim a larger space. Today's prompt is "ring." I'm sitting in one part of a ring -- on the couch with the Big Guy as I draw. I'm trying to get Thing2 to do Inktober with me, but he's over at the piano teaching himself the...