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Handle with care

Carol L. DouglasJan 14, 20082 min read
The saddest sound in the studio is the plink of a pastel stick shattering on the floor. (It sounds like the ka-ching of a cash register.) But there are many ways to damage pastels. A student had stored these pastels in a nylon carrier which holds six plastic boxes. Each box contained a selection of …

The Magi in Alabama

Carol L. DouglasDec 14, 2007
John has posted his comments about the Adoration of the Magi in the Snow at The Shepherd’s Staff. He paints a wonderful word picture of Alabama which is well worth reading.

The Adoration of the Magi in the Snow

Carol L. DouglasDec 11, 2007
The Adoration of the Magi in the Snow (1567) Pieter Bruegel the ElderOil on wood panel, dimensions not availableOskar Reinhart Collection, Switzerland This Nativity by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is the second picture I am considering with my pastor friend John Nicholson at The Shepherd’s Staff. John’s from Alabama, where today they expect a high …

Plein Air Taos 2008

Carol L. DouglasNov 26, 2007
Taos, by Shelli Robiner-Ardizzone , 2007 I will teach plein air in Taos next June with Shelli Robiner-Ardizzone of New York. Here is some information about her previous trip to Taos. We will be sending materials out at the first of the year, but of course, if this trip is what you want for Christmas, …

Joan of Arc from a theological standpoint

Carol L. DouglasNov 21, 2007
My friend John has finished his essay about Joan of Arc on his blog, The Shepherd’s Staff. (see the prior post for details). Please visit his blog and see what he has to say…