Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Battle Rock School

I haven't blogged anything for awhile-life has been getting in the way. This is a picture of the one room school house I teach art at, one day a week. Situated in Mc Elmo Canyon, very near the Four Corners of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizonia, Battle Rock School has been a place children have been learning and playing since I think 1911. A irrigation ditch waters the huge cottonwoods in the front and in the back of the school, is a rock slope, full of boulders and cactus- where the kids climb and play and amazingly the only serious injure at the school happened when a kid ran into the school too fast and tripped over the door frame and broke his leg! I have worked in school that had the teachers guarding every corner of the rubber playground and had more injuries!

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Illustration Friday- "Sprout"

This idea "sprouted" when we were driving around the island with our friends. Maui will always be old mission churches, lush scenery, upcountry cattle and Matt and Wendy in a open air jeep (the view from our car.)