Featured Artist: Yishu Wang


In the Featured Artist|Designer section, I highlight artists and designers that I’ve worked with personally as students or clients. The goal is to promote their work to a larger audience and to give more context to the kind of work that I do as an English language coach. Who is Yishu Wang? Yishu Wang is an … Continue reading Featured Artist: Yishu Wang

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 hear from printmaker Denise Aguiar of Brighton University. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist/designer speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and intonation … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss the work of printmaker Kyle Goen. 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! This is the print I’ll be critiquing today. It’s titled … Continue reading Video Mondays

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 the tradition of block printing and how to keep it alive. Here are three paragraphs from My Modern Met, in italics. Have you ever wanted to try printmaking? As one of the oldest types … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today Yishu Wang joins us to talk about her experiences as a printmaker. Afterward, 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! Below are some examples of … Continue reading Video Mondays

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 look at the printmaking process of Kiki Smith. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and intonation … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays