Words and Art
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You're sensing a theme here now, aren't you? Ha. The practice of making art out of words has been around almost as long as we have.
It all started with wanting to make some more background fills for websites - I'd done old paper and now I wanted some seriously ancient paper for my gallery. Something with faded words on it that you can hardly read any more.
Ask students to select a word or truism and create it out of the something that represents that word. Select something and make a word or truism from it. The word or truism should be anything that they think stands for understanding and progress in the world.
In the early 1980s I walked into what was then the Third Eye Centre in Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street and saw that the art centre shop was full of giant prints by London-based Scot Bruce McLean.
Not anti-semitic writing, dummy, writing. Har har.
The Trees I’m trying a new kind of tree.
It makes sense that artist Zane Peach is from Northern California. First of all, his name -- Zane Peach -- is totally a Northern California name, hinting at hippie parents. Then comes his easygoing, conversational style, not rushed, frantic or forceful: the very soul of mellow.