Meet legendary English teacher Donna Hall.
She has been teaching at Whitney almost as long as I have,
The kids adore her classes,
love hearing her stories,
and are especially enjoying having her join us for Beginning 3-D art.
If you've been following the blog this year you will have seen several of her exceptional pieces.
Most recently you saw her gorgeous Eco-Dyed Banner,
and coming soon is her Circular Weaving.
Well the other day I couldn't resist shooting this pix of Donna and two other students,
juniors Rachel Kannampuzha & Jullian Morris,
following directions and climbing up on a chair to be able
to see how Ms. Hall's piece looks from a distance.
Squinting your eyes really helps as you are doing this.
Reason being is that you can't see proportions or visual balance close up.
You must get away from you your work to judge those things.
This goes for any medium you might be working in,
both 2 & 3-D.
If an admin. or another staff member had come by just then,
I'm sure they would have gotten a big kick out of seeing Donna standing
in the middle of the room on that chair.
As I did!