Betsy Tacy Trees

Betsy-Tacy Tree, ink drawing by Serena Fenton

The Betsy-Tacy Illustrations are so fabulous.  They capture the comfort and coziness of the fabled American Midwestern childhood (well, my mother’s anyways).  The girls looks so stiff that they are almost like stuffed dolls.  The backgrounds are American Regionalism, reminiscent of Wanda Gag.  When trying to think of new ways to draw a tree, I stumbled back into […]

Reconstruction: Inktober 1

Experiments In Robotics

I am beginning the slow reconstruction of 6 months of blogging.  All of this began last fall when I was away from teaching, on fall break down in Eastern North Carolina.  That’s when I read about the Inktober Initative by Jake Parker and decided, ‘what the heck’.  It would be great to do a drawing […]