Show-and-Tell at Arrowmont

For the past 4 days there has been some intense creative work going on here at Arrowmont.  Last night students put out the (mostly-in-process) results for an informal open house.  Here is a small sampling. From the wood turning class Derek Weidman‘s students turned out wonderful creatures.  It boggles the mind to try to understand… Continue reading Show-and-Tell at Arrowmont

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Oola and I arrived in Arrowmont Sunday afternoon after an idyllic drive through rolling, green hills and short question-mark times in some surreal vacation “hot-spots”.  We found our bunks, unpacked and began to poke about. To California eyes, used to the dusty, rusty tones of August, there is amazement that everything is so green and… Continue reading Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Rock Art in Dry Fork Canyon

Since our itinerary brought us within a reasonable distance of Dinosaur National Monument, Oola thought we should see some dinosaur fossils. That sounded good to me so we stopped in the town of Vernal, UT ready for an adventure the next day. There my eye happened on a brochure about some petroglyphs in the area.… Continue reading Rock Art in Dry Fork Canyon

Road Trip to Tennessee

Oola dons her party dress once again as we plan a road trip to Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinberg, TN. I’ve warned her that it might get a bit sticky/scratchy inside that bit of polyester and nylon fluff.  But she won’t hear it. I am taking a workshop called Low-tech/High-octane: Printmaking for Artist’s Books taught… Continue reading Road Trip to Tennessee