Thank you.

Hi students,

We. made. it. 😉 

All four design classes of mine have turned in your last projects. I’m proud of you and the work you produced. I hope you are!

Thank you for participating in our online critiques, and for adapting to all of our changes. A gentle reminder to complete your course evaluation, as it makes quite a difference to me.

Please keep me posted on you, don’t hesitate to reach out anytime. Let me know if you have any questions.

Stay safe and I hope to see you all in the fall semester. Best – Prof. Hopkins

How are we?

Hi students,

We are in the home stretch.. all classes have only one project left to turn in. I wanted to say how proud I am of all of you for your graceful transition to online learning and online critiquing. While this obviously isn’t as wonderful as seeing you in person, I can hear your sophisticated voices and helpful suggestions through your comments on Critique Hub. I can also see your design growth, despite not being able to help you in the classroom setting. I know for some of you, working “on your own” has been difficult, and you have excelled despite all. I have enjoyed watching your design skills -technical and conceptual – grow this semester and have enjoyed getting to know you, for the first time or 3rd semester!

Id like to ask you to take a minute to complete your Course Evaluation. This feedback is really important to me, and I value your anonymous responses greatly.

I can’t wait to see your last project! And then you will be DONE with this semester. 


61fK248TkULPersonally.. I love isolation. As a classic introvert (which might not be obvious in class!), I need a lot of alone time.. and if I cant get that, at least recharging time. I could spend all day at home and in my studio entertaining myself and making things – food, art, home projects, gardening, reading, just staring out the window. For many of artists, this is true.. How are you feeling? I am finding the slowdown from my usual activities of running around teaching 6 classes, soccer practice for my kids, etc a nice breather. I stumbled upon this article and it really spoke to me. Take a look and discover new  artists – Ruth Asawa is one of my personal favorites. 

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