The class was fun thanks to Ben’s crazy drawing exercises. And the participants were all lovely and responsive although I had a hard time explaining things when it comes to not being scared. Hopefully they’ll show up next week! Hahaha
Our Sketchbooking class takes off today at 6PM. I am excited. I did my best to focus on that and other exciting things and managed to not think about the many annoying things that are going on at the moment which is wonderful. YES! :D
“I found that my small-scale experiments simply illustrates what a tremendous amount of eclectic science proves: you cannot always be happy, but you can almost always be focused, which is the next best thing. As the poet says in Beowulf, “Every life has more than enough sadness and more than enough joy.” By skillfully managing your attention, you’re able to experience both in a balanced way and stay oriented in a positive, productive direction. John Milton have been thinking of the power of focus when he wrote: “The mind is its own place, and in itself / Can make a heav’n of hell, a hell of heav’n.””—Winifred Gallagher - RAPT
Since you sent off your sketchbook, it’s barely had a moment’s rest! Your book has been off on The 2014 Tour which started in March and has been to 8 cities already, with loads more coming up. Check out some of the amazing stats of the tour, and get refreshed on upcoming tour stops at www.sketchbookproject.com/sbp2014.