As I prepare a lesson plan for my one and only student who comes every Friday afternoon, I find that I am the one who is really learning. I am mostly a self taught artist and as I try out the lessons before I teach, I find there are a lot of ah-ha moments for me. Today's lesson is on contour drawing which I always enjoy practicing. An old mini singer sewing machine turned out to be a good subject.
What is Art For? an article by Daniel B. Smith on last Sunday's New York times Magazine section has to wait until later today.