The heart as a symbol has been rendered by artists as diverse as Leonardo da Vinci to Jim Dine. I thought what follows in this blog was apropos for today since it is Valentine’s Day. Today there will be many symbolic images of the heart that will be received through cards, social media and in many other ways.
The story below is from “How to Hold a Heart” by Malia Wollan a frequent columnist for the New York Times Magazine.
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I am taking an online class this month where I am trying to establish a habit of using a sketchbook daily. When I was an art teacher, I wish I could have taught drawing in a sketchbook the way this online community is structured!
I am having an interesting “tussle” with myself to draw for 30 minutes everyday. I am learning how to reshuffle my priorities and the “have-to-do-this- today” list to accomplish finding those 30 minutes of drawing time.
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