Tuesday I needed to deliver some art to Logan Square. I texted Marie the night before to see if she wanted to have a picnic lunch after I was done. She said there’d be thunderstorms; I said let’s see what it’s like day of. Forecasts are often wrong. My plan was to meet Skyler forContinue reading “Murder”

Bob Ross before Bob Ross

“Did it ever occur to you that shading is merely the absence of light? You bet that’s what it is!”—Jon Gnagy announces cheerfully while demonstrating how to transform some cubes, cylinders, and cones into a picture of a church. Gnagy was the first TV art teacher, with a hit NBC show from the late 40s intoContinue reading “Bob Ross before Bob Ross”