'I am not an expert in the causes of depression, only an expert in the experience of it, and after four or so decades living with the illness, I know a few things about it.' Michael Redhill is a poet, novelist and playwright. This essay, at the request of The Globe and Mail, was adapted from a Facebook post
The real product of art education is not the works of art, but the child. We have to keep that firmly in mind–though it goes against several grains. If you are an artist and you want to make good art, I urge you to go into your studio and make good art. What you need to do as a teacher of art is create kids who make good art, create kids who think well as artists, who have an artistic mind.
Dustin Yellin makes mesmerizing artwork that tells complex, myth-inspired stories. How did he develop his style? In this disarming talk, he shares the journey of an artist -- starting from age 8 -- and his idiosyncratic way of thinking and seeing. Follow the path that leads him up to his latest major work (or two).
From an artist's mind springs a paper town Read more: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/artists-mind-springs-paper-town#ixzz3jYmlTWmG Charles Young's meticulous paper sculptures will awaken your inner child.