Elementary school groups that visited Bradford’s exhibit at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum in late October were treated to a visit with Bradford herself. She took the students into the woods near the museum to teach them about observation and drawing images in nature. “A wonderful skill to have, whether you ever make art or not, is observation,” Bradford says. “To just quiet your mind and allow yourself to see what there is or hear what there is.”
Elementary school groups that visited Bradford’s exhibit at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum in late October were treated to a visit with Bradford herself. She took the students into the woods near the museum to teach them about observation and drawing images in nature. “A wonderful skill to have, whether you ever make art or not, is observation,” Bradford says. “To just quiet your mind and allow yourself to see what there is or hear what there is.” Leila Weinstein
Elementary school groups that visited Bradford’s exhibit at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum in late October were treated to a visit with Bradford herself. She took the students into the woods near the museum to teach them about observation and drawing images in nature. “A wonderful skill to have, whether you ever make art or not, is observation,” Bradford says. “To just quiet your mind and allow yourself to see what there is or hear what there is.” Leila Weinstein

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