[Clayart] deb's teachers
melpots2 at visi.com
Mon Oct 17 16:04:58 EDT 2016
i say amen, and hooozah. i could not feel more the same way.
i went back for an mfa in painting at 50.
i never took the degree, but did all the stuff.
man, the look on their face when you say as adult.
`say friend, you did not show up for formal class last
week..i know it was snowing, but no warning information for
students????. i called dean luger and lodged a complaint..`
watch a prof poop his pants. no student under 25 would ever
do that. he never missed a class i was in i tell you.
i told him that i did not call the dean, i called mary
johnson the dean's assistant. `you know mary???? she is
mean as a snake.` you betcha.
this was an arrogant ass prof. he was the exception. i had
great painting teachers.
all critique is about the actual work. it is never about
the student in any way.
i can give a damn fine critique, take apart the work and
never make the student feel uncomfortable. there are some
on clayart that have gone through that with me. i am never
personal as a teacher..fun, crazy, mean as hell, have very
high expectations...but, never personal attacks. never.
the roll of an art teacher is being positive and uplifting
while teaching seeing, looking and self aware. when the
student starts to be as objective as you are, you have won.
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