Some fun with my Sailor brush pen and ink in the first few days of the month turned into a mini-challenge: could I keep drawing with those materials and in that format (box on the page) for the entire month? I've enjoyed seeing what happened, and I will also enjoy picking up different materials tomorrow.
March 2010 Archives
"We may say most aptly that the Analytical Engine weaves algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves. . . ." - so wrote Ada, Countess of Lovelace, in 1840. She invented some of the earliest computer programming concepts. You can read more about her here.
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, and bloggers are writing about women they admire in technology and science. I drew a sketch of Lovelace, based on a painting of her I found online. Today is also my mother's birthday - you can see some of her recent work here. Her first career was as a scientist, and since I admire her more than words can say, Sarah Hollis Perry is the woman I celebrate today. Happy Birthday, and may you continue to inspire and encourage us.
One of the delights of proctoring an exam is the time I can spend daydreaming, making small notes to myself, thinking of things I'd like to do. Today, I made sketch notes on the edge of some paper. In the park across the street from school, a woman and her dog were running on the hillside, snow had melted to show more grass, and the sky was blue. Spring is on the way.