Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sketchbook Covers

 Cover from High School Sketchbook. (2006-2008); Found Images and Text, Tape Cover from College Sketchbook (Fall 2010 – Spring 2011); Found Images, Tissue Paper, ModgePodge, Tape, Mirror pieces  Cover from Sketchbook/ Journal for Women’s Group (2012); Found Images, Handmade Paper, … Continue reading

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Coexist

Postcard created in a HeartDance with Turning the Wheel from a long time ago. I always loved the love charm hanging off the bottom. The silver and the teal always felt like stepping stones next to a reflecting pool.

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Fun Times with MS Paint

In middle and high school the only image editor on a computer I had access to was MS Paint. For those who may not know or remember, MS Paint is the super basic application for messing around with images that … Continue reading

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Firefly Handmade Market

On Sunday I visited the Firefly Handmade Market to peruse the arts and crafts for sale. I always love attending art fairs and markets for a couple reasons. I would like to sell my art at one of these markets someday. I … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Paris

In 2011 I studied abroad for the summer in Paris. I saw a LOT of art in museums while studying the famous artists of Paris. However, I also saw a lot of cool art on the streets. I was amazed … Continue reading

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Salome in Art and Poetry Maud Allen as Salome (1909)   This digital comparative essay explores the difference of the character Salome in two literary works. Both are titled after the famous biblical femme fatale, Salome, one written by Oscar … Continue reading

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Guitar Cat Lady

This is from a collection of random drawings I recently scanned. This was a character idea for one of my neopets who was pretty dour. At the time I was really into drawing somewhat geometric anthropomorphic cats. Due to the … Continue reading

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Art and Controversy of September 11th, 2001

September 11th, 2001 has become a day immortalized in the memories of a nation. Early in the morning two planes, hijacked by a group of terrorists, crashed into the World Trade Center towers. The world watched as the two towers … Continue reading

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Ikebana Flower Party

Yesterday was my mother-in-law’s birthday party, and as a surprise for her guests we were all invited to make a Ikebana flower arrangement. I knew very little about Ikebana before I started, but I enjoyed the free environment set up … Continue reading

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Drops of Dew

A poem written in high school and then explored again in College.

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