Learning always involves some degree of discomfort. When the pandemic started and the lockdowns were in place, there was Time. Lots of time without knowing much what to do with it. As it is with all beginnings, one feels a bit lost, the eyes stare at the abyss, a bit confused, the foggy thoughts, too […]Read more "Let’s talk about learning"
When I looked and it was June, half the year was gone already. Hobby Lobby has all the July 4th decorations ready to go, and soon it will be time for the Xtmas trees. In Houston, it has been raining since 1845, with floods that reach France and Argentina together, and in Brazil things […]Read more "My ordinary life and William Copley"
Studying under Van Gogh. My version of Head of a woman, 1882.Read more "Sketch of the day"
Mindy invited me to take part of it, as a guest artist. I was excited, happy, scared and, above all, grateful. Grateful for having met such talented, funny, amazingly sensitive people on this journey. Soulbird workshop is the next thing, hosted by the great intuitive artist Mindy Lacefield. Click on the image and check out what […]Read more "Artsy workshop"
This piece was inspired by the outbacks/bandits famous couple, Lampião and Maria Bonita, that used to act in the interior of the northeast of Brazil. “Captain” Virgulino Ferreira da Silva, better known as Lampião (more archaic spelling ‘Lampeão’, Portuguese pronunciation: [lɐ̃piˈɐ̃w], meaning “lantern” or “oil lamp”), was the most famous bandit leader of the Cangaço. Cangaço was a form of banditry endemic to the Brazilian Northeast […]Read more "Art du Jour"