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Tracing
“Making art is a building process. You have to set a foundation and then everything else grows steadily from that grounded place.”—Summer Camp Master ArtistAs guest blogger Ashley Harris reports, during week five of the de...
Drawing
Week two of the de Young’s Summer Art Camp featured the theme Drawn to Drawing . Guest blogger Kelsey Linton draws us into the exciting world of lines, shapes, and shading as we catch...
Summer camper drawing
“One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil. “—BalthusThe Drawn to Drawing week of summer camp at the de Young was very exciting! Read on to learn about the master artists...
Over and Out past the lines Poems from the residency Kim Shuck June 2010 Morning Prayer 2010 Sing me a song of beans and crows at breakfast this Morning's riot of Queen Anne's Lace at the foot of Stairs which, let's face...
One guest during my residency mentioned that he liked the larger canvas of a vest better than, say, a small pouch. I think I smiled and nodded at the time. It was towards the end and my desire to take up each and every...
On the way past the bandshell I noticed that the puddle the squirrels were drinking out of yesterday had dried up. Fog all gone... It's quite hot actually.  More feathers.  The various animals didn't come around today. There...
It's been a long month and my brain is getting sluggish. Fortunately there were many people I liked around today.I gave an interview and found out how tired I am then headed in to work. Gallery time was relatively uneventful...
Another magical foggy day. This time with tomatoes and raspberries. Well, that and my first official day without Mr. Horse. I knew it was going to be difficult so I brought fruit. Fruit and Knopfler and Clapton... I also...
On June 18th, during the Cultural Encounters evening event, I sat down with current artist-in-residence, Michael Horse, to find out more about his background and artistic influences. Born near Tucson, Horse is of Yaqui,...
Today had both frenetic and soothing aspects. I had breakfast with one of our amazing poets on the bill for Friday: devorah major, poet laureate of San Francisco emerita, amazing performer and above all friend. We ate...

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