Week 12: Vincent Van Gogh

A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016. ******************************************* Who:   Vincent van Gogh What: Dutch post- Impressionist painter who painted fabulously expressive, vivid landscapes, portraits and scenes of daily life.   Where:  The Netherlands (born 1853 , died  1890) Why:  Starry Night was my firstContinue reading “Week 12: Vincent Van Gogh”

Week 11: Temple Grandin

A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016. ******************************************* “I’m a visual thinker, not a language-based thinker. My brain is like Google Images.”                                          Continue reading “Week 11: Temple Grandin”

Week 10: Cactus Cathy

A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016.   Who:   Cathleen Howard What:   Human Rights Activist, laughing yogi, ESL teacher extraordinaire, and  one of the strongest ladies I know. Where:  Currently teacher ESL and volunteering in a migrant shelter in Mexico.  Why:    Continue reading “Week 10: Cactus Cathy”

Week 9: Dr. Jane Goodall

A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016. Who:     Jane Goodall What:    Primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Where:  Born London, England (1934 ), works in Tanzania and around the world Why:      This incredible woman redefined what aContinue reading “Week 9: Dr. Jane Goodall”

Week 8: Willie Nelson

52 Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016. Who: Willie Nelson What: Country music legend, singer/songwriter, author, poet, and activist. Where: Born in  Abbott, TX April 29, 1933 (age 82)  Why:   My dad loved Willie Nelson.  I called him during a concertContinue reading “Week 8: Willie Nelson”

Week 7: Dan Price

52 Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine daily planner of someone who inspires me, once a week, every week, in 2016. Who: Dan Price, also known as the Hobo Artist What: Zine writer, sketcher,  radical simplicity enthusiast, and tiny house living trailblazer. Where: Joseph, Oregon Why: The original sketchbook artist first inspired me whenContinue reading “Week 7: Dan Price”

Week 6: Georgia Johnson

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who:  Georgia Johnson (she always kind of reminded me of Audrey Hepburn!) What:  My mother dearest Where: Grew up as a military kid around the US and world, but settled in the great Pacific Northwest. Continue reading “Week 6: Georgia Johnson”

Week 5: Georgia O’Keefe

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who?     Georgia O’Keefe What?     American Painter Where?   Born Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (1887),  died Santa Fe New Mexico (1986) Why?       Women artist have always inspired me.  As an art history minorContinue reading “Week 5: Georgia O’Keefe”

Week 4: Ingrid Hannan

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. Who? Ingrid Hannan What? Friend, urban farmer at Urban Eden Farm, creative soul,  outdoor-lover, world traveler, and incredible community member.

Week 3: Martin Luther King, Jr.

52  Faces Project A sketch in my Moleskine planner of an inspiring face , once a week, every week, in 2016. This past Monday was a celebration of the life of this man, so it seemed appropriate to highlight MLK as my week 3 Inspiring Faces sketch. Who? Martin Luther King, Jr. What? Civil Rights Activist,Continue reading “Week 3: Martin Luther King, Jr.”