Coffee in New York
you are clouds in my coffee
coffee is just black
white is just fat
and the sugar got
nowhere to go.
brian deagon NY 2014
Costa Vavagiakis gave me drawing 101.
Have your paper oriented vertically ,remove distractions like perforations. have a sheet of the same type under to cushion. Keep your distance (arms length if you have the strength). Prepare several strips of paper to be used to measure ,use as a straight edge and even a plumb bob but a Skewer or knitting Needle is Best..Then having dropped a vertical from eye To foot of my model,all was revealed, and was wrong
He has painstakingly explained how to sharpen a pencil, then how to hold it.
And it is clear that he. Despite his work being highly worked and reworked, sees there is a problem with highly rendered work, if the rendering is only there because the artist didn’t know when to stop. In that case he would prefer a 5minute gesture drawing
Michaels teaching is very Zen. In 5 weeks of my daily attendance he has not come near me,spoken to me, or looked at my drawing. I think I get the point,and it’s a mystical self affirmation.