Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Chatterbox on a Taper

One soon learns a few dodges when working with green wood. I recently turned a lidded box out of a green boxelder limb. It soon became apparent that the lid was shrinking more than the body. Because I am not … Continue reading

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More Lilies

Robert Henri, author of The Art Spirit, required his students to look at the subject, then go to another room to do the sketching or painting. This would develop an understanding of each line and each brushstroke. In my case, … Continue reading

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