June 2012 Calendar

The image is a detail of  “June Dragon with Flowers” by Mitra Cline. Dragons are often held to have major spiritual significance in various religions and cultures around the world. In many Asian cultures dragons were, and in some cultures still are, revered as representative of the primal forces of nature, religion and the universe.…

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Update weekend! CS6, Creative Cloud and Lion

I just finished adding memory, installing a 2TB hard drive, installing the Lion Mac operating system, and CS6 Adobes ‘Creative Cloud’. Hopefully this is the last major reconstruction I’ll need on this machine. The new set up should keep this workspace current with frequent smaller updates. I often doodle with the Adobe Ideas app on…

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The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions

Several year ago I became involved with a Santa Barbara non-profit group called Arts for Humanity. Arts for Humanity! is a Santa Barbara based non-profit that empowers low income at-risk youth, persons with disabilities, and the elderly through participatory performing and visual arts programs. The founder of AH!, Karsen Lee Gould, invited me to an…

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