Arts & Culture

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63
"The past is obdurate.  It doesn't want to be changed."  (p. 232) ob-dur-ate [OB-duu-rit] adj. Stubborn; unyielding. Alright, maybe I'm pandering to the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, but listen, I just HAD to read Stephen King's 11/22/63, and second, why NOT think and talk and write about it this week? True confessions: I read it a year ago.  But it's one of those books I've wanted to let ferment. There's a heap of reasons I liked 11/22/63, but here are my top 8 reasons: READ MORE

Drawing Portraits and Figures

Drawing Portraits and Figures

We had a really fun assignment in drawing class recently. We had to take pictures of each other and make a composite drawing of four people. The drawing could have two different eyes and eyebrows, a nose from more than one person — same with the mouth, the ears, even the hair. Mix and match. You get the picture? Let me show you mine! Read more ...

Movies: "The Counselor"

Movies: "The Counselor"

Dark doings south of the border.  Fast cars, guns and snazzy parties.  A big drug deal goes awry and the naive man in the middle finds himself the target of a vengeful and remorseless Mexican drug cartel.

Wait, haven’t we seen this movie before?

 

Leaving Something to Chance Might Open the Door to New Possibilities

Leaving Something to Chance Might Open the Door to New Possibilities

It's not easy to let go sometimes. To leave something to chance and see what happens. That's what we learned to do in our 2D design class while working on three separate projects. Read more ...