“Bad news travels fast. Good news takes the scenic route.” – Doug Larson
I can’t imagine a more scenic route: I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been included in ‘American Lifestyle’ magazine‘s Sept/Oct issue. Check out the ‘latest issue’ download on their home page for the full scoop! Gratitude to the entire editorial team for honoring me.
After my visit to Hong Kong, I decided to make a trip over to beautiful Japan to check out Kyoto and visit some good friends down in Toba, where I had done some 3d street painting back in 2004 as part of a Santa Barbara Sister City project. My dear friend Mitsuko Yamamoto had extended an invitation to visit with her family along with providing a 3D workshop for the students enrolled in the Kokusai Kids Club in Toba.
I was thrilled to teach while there so we agreed to a 3 hour session, with approximately 30 students enrolled. Since our age gr0ups were younger than my usual classes (kids participating were aged 7 – 10 years), I decided to simplify the curriculum and present some very basic images for them to draw with chalk pastels on paper (as it was 40 more…