Make the Most of Your Free Time by Making

Yesterday I went to a painting class. It was an en plein air painting class held at Forstall Art Center in Birmingham and taught by local artist Amy Peterson. En plein air is an artsy way to say “outside,” so it was safe and easy to distance from the other students since Forstall held it … Continue reading Make the Most of Your Free Time by Making

From Writer to Teacher

Would you consider teaching a class? That question was posed to me about a year ago by the nice folks at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. They have a public arts education center called ArtPlay where they teach all sorts of arts-related classes to children and adults — everything from ballet to improv to photography.  Sure, … Continue reading From Writer to Teacher