And don't get me wrong. I spent as much time with outdoor fun and sports as the next guy. But at home, instead of watching sports or trading baseball cards, I'd be delving into the graphic arts. I believe it helped give me a sensitivity to the universe and helped balance my right brain/left brain comprehension.
Friday, January 9, 2009
My art education certainly wasn't classical, but it was fanciful. Studying books, magazines and comics took me to other realms, while also imparting knowledge of artistic technique. I really think formal schooling should include study of such material.