Thursday, June 21, 2012

Interlochen Writers' Retreat: Day 3

It was all about blind contour drawing on Day 3. Here are Judy, Gail, Ava, and Jana doing their drawings:



And here are some of their drawings:


I love this technique and the way that it infallibly produces such beautiful drawings from people who are tentative about their drawing at first. But there was something about the writing, too, that happened today: the students wrote such inward looking, meditative, and moving work that I actually found myself crying after they had finished.

Senility, probably. That's the explanation.

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