the day-to-day travails of a sleep-deprived mother of three
Monday, November 13, 2006
I started teaching today about line as one of the most basic elements of design. I encouraged the students to just spend half an hour doodling on a page, then filling in the various shapes with dots, dashes, hatching and cross-hatching. The idea was: experiment with as many different kinds of line as possible.
The students' work turned out beautifully.
Here's what mine looked like.
I'm also setting up another site where I'll be posting my lesson plans and resources.
"Pamphleteering was quite the bloglike craze in the 1700s, though most amateur writers stuck to politics and religion. The colonists didn't get anything like one current blog, called, "Adventures of a Domestic Engineer: The day-to-day travails of a sleep-deprived mother of three."