He thinks that this picture has a life of it's own. It keeps changing. He is putting it away for a week. The still life in the background is good.He likes all the different pictures produced in his class. He has always worked solitary in a studio; for the past 3 years he does not have a studio and realized that in order to work it had to be done within a class.
Teaching a studio class can be rather boring...watching a class work and going around offering suggestions.
This way he can see what is going on and do his own. They comment and he asks them for their opinions and suggestions for titles. His ego is constantly stroked; so is theirs.
I was born in 1938 in Oak Park, Illilois. I have been an artist and teacher since 1959.
I received a B.F.A. Degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1960 and
a M.F.A. Degree from the University of Arkansas in 1963.
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1963-1967
Rice University, Houston, Texas
University of St.Thomas, Houston, Texas 1969-1982
Lonestar College Tomball, Tomball, Texas 1992-present.