Sunday, July 19, 2009

So much happening!

The American Society of Aviation Artists Forum in Savannah was awesome! We had a figure drawing class with Gil Cohen, a painting session with Charles Thompson and several of us held a youth drawing class for about 20 aspiring artists between the ages of 8 and 14. Keith Ferris led a class on planning out lettering and numbering on aircraft so that it looks correct. One of my fabric pieces entitled "Quilted Shadows" was accepted into the juried show which will be on display at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum gallery through the end of the year. My hand bound book of Milestones of Women in Aviation was awarded a silver Founder's Award in the unjuried show. The opportunity to get together and share inspiration is beyond words. The second weekend in July I attended a silver point workshop at Gage Academy of Art in Seattle. Examples of the work there will be posted on Beyond Skywriting soon.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

July 4th!

Today is the Fourth of July! Returned last Sunday from the ASAA Forum in Savannah. It was an awesome experience seeing old friends, meeting new people and enjoying again our freedoms that we have in this country. The classes were awesome, and more will come as I complete my re entry process. There are still more "thank yous" to write, particularly for the Youth Drawing Class that I helped lead. Also, I won a silver Founder's award in the unjuried show for a hand bound book featuring milestones of women's achievements in aviation. Celebrate America!