The following are some short notes I took at a painting class on September 30, 1998. The place was the Maryland College of Art (MICA), and this was a night class that was part of the continuing education program. We would bring our paintings in and group critique them, and the rest of the time we looked at slides of other artists and discussed what we liked/didn’t like about them. I took the class for one semester, made one interesting painting, and then went on a cross country road trip, and stopped making art (or at least “painting,”) for a long time. Read more
Fort Smallwood park is in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It sits on a peninsula that overlooks where the Patapsco River meets up with the Chesapeake Bay.
From 1896 to 1928 it served as a United States military fort and the abandoned barracks and gun battery are still there. Read more