Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll watch the 2014 World Doodle Art Champion, Santanu Hazarika, explain his drawing Inclusion. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about Steven Universe, and its cartoonist Rebecca Sugar. Here are the first four paragraphs from Variety, in italics. The “Steven Universe” universe is reeling, hopeful and excited from the season five story arc, … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about a special style of black and gray tattoo art, and how it was started by an artist named Freddy Negrete. Here are the first four paragraphs from National Public Radio, in … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article introduced a new cartoonist for Nancy, an American comic strip. Here are the first three paragraphs from The New York Times, in italics. We need to talk about Nancy, the eternally cherubic elementary schoolgirl … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll critique a drawing demo by optical illusion artist Ramon Bruin. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! At Artglish, we help artists and designers … Continue reading Video Mondays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements or design philosophy statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork or design. Today’s drawings are by Nate Williams, who is currently living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here is the text from his About page, in italics.  I create textures and line drawing by hand with … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays