Dear Friends, We’re already wading into 2013 up to our knees in the fast-flowing river of the new year. Here is an update on the latest new thing. Recently, Earthen Vessel released our first DVD, Speaking for Fire. A video of James BlueWolf’s award-winning children’s book by the same name.
I sit before a blank sheet of d’Arches watercolor paper. It says, “You’d better be good.” Are you kidding? I haven’t painted in six years. There’s no way I’ll be any good. Brush strokes reveal immediately whether your hand and your brain are cooperating. It’s like playing piano. You can’t
I’m making progress—and rather quickly too. Here’s the update as of June 15, 2011, smack in the middle of the year. Project 1: Eternal River, Volume III I’m in the third edit. Always surprising how many things I missed. It’s getting to be fun now, because I get to sculpt
Three projects long overdue are now coming into being with a lot of help from my friends. Project 1: Eternal River, Volume III I started working on this seven-volume, six-generation memoir ten or fifteen years ago. I can’t remember anymore. Volume I is the joining of the lives of Tom
Hal Baker sent me these stories written by his father-in-law, master painter Milford Zornes, N.A. Story 1 from 1957 Several years ago I was an instructor at The Old Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles. At that time also, as is not too uncommon with artists, I was deeply in