"If kids see writing as just another avenue of self expression, if they realize that craft and skill are necessary for all areas of self-expression, then perhaps they might use these understandings as a foundation for their writing."
I walk into my favorite class of the day, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are floating through the air, She grew up in an Indiana town, with a good lookin' mama who was never 'round, I took my usual seat, far from the door, on the inside of the table. I loved this spot because I could… Continue reading Ruth’s Memoir Monday: High School Art Class.
Edited: This is a digital layout created using Photoshop Elements (download a free 30 day trial version here) for a class I'm taking from JessicaSprague.com called Up and Running with Photoshop (it's a self-paced course and on sale right now). I would highly recommend this class, as it is helping me tell stories in a more effective way. I… Continue reading Ruth’s Memoir Monday: Christmas is Coming!
Liza Lee Miller said: Okay . . . here’s a question for you. As a teacher, as a writer, as an artist . . . what is the difference between a Writer’s Workbook and an Art Journal. My mother and sister keep art journals and ephemera is a huge part of that for them. I… Continue reading Writer’s Notebooks, Art Journals, Scrapbooking, Blogs???