Author Archives: Sonya Edwards

Hugh Laidman – Drawing – A Fundamental

Last week, I found a hidden treasure in the book section of a second hand store. The book, entitled “Animals: How to Draw Them” was written by Hugh Laidman (published by E.P. Dutton in 1975). I had never heard of … Continue reading

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Texture, texture, read all about it

Texture, texture, read all about it

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Creative Family Tree

When an artist says they have ancestors are creative, it’s interesting to note how many times others respond “it’s no wonder” or “that explains it”. My mom is an artist. She loves beauty and has a knack for taking the … Continue reading

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Getting Our Values Right – Another Tool

Getting Our Values Right – Another Tool As someone who works full time and has to fit art and creativity in on the side, I’m always looking for ways to make my creative process go more quickly. One thing my … Continue reading

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Today, please exercise your right to vot

Today, please exercise your right to vote.

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In the Eye of the Storm: What Hurricane Sandy Taught Me about Social Media and Technology

In the Eye of the Storm: What Hurricane Sandy Taught Me about Social Media and Technology. Reading this article made me want to invite my neighbors over for brunch. Great share.

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Sometimes Competition Can Help Us Grow

Some artists avoid juried art shows and competitions because they believe the art community should be cooperative and supportive. Others avoid it out of fear of rejection or loss. However, there is another way to relate to these. These events … Continue reading

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