This week I focused on comparing platforms in order to learn calligraphy skills. Which platforms were useful, and which were not? What lessons could I learn from my own learning process to share with my students? I created a video to share this week’s learning. Side note: I feel like I am really doing two … Continue reading "Calligraphy Update!"
So, I am choosing to explore Reddit. A number of people I know talk about Reddit, and I’ve been on it before but I don’t understand how it works, or who it is for; nor do I understand how to navigate the platform. My initial sense is that people seem to talk about it like … Continue reading "Reddit… I read it"
This week I started figuring out where to begin my lettering journey. Or, as Jaquie called it, Clark’s Calligraphy. I went online and bought some beginner pens, soon to be delivered a couple of days later. As I waited for the pens to arrive I went down a lettering TikTok hole and learned a lot. … Continue reading "First steps… or rather, first strokes!"
My relationship with social media is mixed at best. I drastically vacillate between enjoying the engagement that comes from talking with old friends and connecting with people I maybe don’t see on a regular basisa and hating the pressure and anxiety that comes with social media. Some of the questions I struggle with include how … Continue reading "To post or not to post…"
I’m really looking forward to the personal learning project option. A long time ago a former student of mine was doing one of these learning projects and I just never forgot about it. She was learning to crochet, and I thought that just sounded so appealing. Honestly, sometimes it seems like there is no time … Continue reading "Practicality or Obsession?"