Our world has become so fast-paced these days. Most of the daily activities we used to engage in now have shortened versions, abbreviations of their former selves that save us time but disconnect us from the actual activities. One artist is getting back to a slower type of life by engaging in one of the most painstaking, slowest types of art he could find: miniature pencil carvings.
I have this one student who spends a great deal of instructional time picking out crayons to place all over his desk and I'm always telling him to put them away and listen. Maybe if i leave him alone this would happen. Deep thought.