• Advertising a Class

    by  • May 5, 2010 • 0 Comments

    New classes need to be advertised well in advance, if you want to guarantee that students take them! Of course, travel trips to Venice, maybe not so much as courses on copyediting, but still…. Terry and I really wanted to design a poster that combines one of her paintings with a professional artist’s photo,...

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    Videos in the Library

    by  • April 23, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Part of my move toward supplying the CLU library with videos of watercolor artists includes these two new offerings that will be available for checkout: Visions of Venice in Watercolour by Ken Howard and Watercolour in Venice by John Yardley. These two artists from England (note the spelling of watercolor!) have visited and painted...

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    Technology & Class Prep

    by  • April 16, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Terry and I have been going back and forth on how much of the syllabus and material we should post here, on the blog, versus in the university‚Äôs Blackboard website. If you’ve noticed the syllabus page(s) changing, that’s why! Blogs and Blackboard are good for very different things. Blogs are great for this kind...

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    Dru Imagining Venice

    by  • April 14, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Confession time: I grew up playing and running Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, I was About.Com’s Guide to Roleplaying Games for a number of years, and I still manage to make it out to a tabletop AD&D game once a month. At one point I had an extensively developed personal campaign world, Samru, in which...

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    Visual Literacy

    by  • April 12, 2010 • 0 Comments

    Today I received permission from an artist I admire, April Gornik, to link her essay on visual literacy to my blogs. I linked it here as well as on my blog so that I can direct my Visual Art in Ed students to read it as part of their homework. April addresses some important...

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