Remember how annoyingly secretive I was being about something in the previous posts about my goals, as if anybody is really following my process? Even though I basically did include it in the list of my goals right at the beginning, and there was little reason therefore to be superstitious about it!? The goal for… Continue reading A Traveler and a Tourist Walked into a Bar
There is a story behind this. Some of my friends would be familiar with an Instagram version of this I uploaded once -with a filter. Here it is, from my Dad’s Nikon DSLR, unfiltered. I came across this graffiti when I was lost in the street of Barcelona on my first day. I was trying… Continue reading Paying the debt?
Today was my second lecture on Hans Holbein’s The Ambassadors, as part of my “Literatures of the Renaissance” course. In the first lecture I had talked about the painting without revealing what the ‘bony thing in front’ was. I wanted to leave some mystery about it, and see if the curiosity would drive some to go home and Google it.… Continue reading Classroom Epiphany