One of the best parts of having a dog is going on walks. One of the best things about going on walks is that it opens your eyes to the world around you, makes you feel alive. Day after day, I would walk Charlie in our new neighborhood and I realized that I was really … Continue reading DC through my lens
Category: Art projects
Ok, I know this is a strange thing to keep but it is just one of many things that I clung to for comfort. I knitted this before my mother took custody of me at age 9 and I held onto it over the years. I am not sure what I was originally trying to … Continue reading I knitted
Self Portrait, Spring 1995
Yes, the hair. I know. I was into the hippie look but I had thick, curly hair that refused to lay flat even after intense blow out sessions. I topped the look off with a flowery Express shirt and a hemp necklace. In art class, we were asked to do a self portrait and I … Continue reading Self Portrait, Spring 1995
Change your life
I could not simply toss my old magazines (remember, I have a manageable hoarding problem)- so I cut out some interesting parts and made this weird storyboard. I think it is rather uplifting! ps- that is me at 9 yrs old (lower right side) on my way to St Paul's Elementary.
My first oil painting
Ok- it's no Salvador Dali (Tea "sur Iherbe") but I did draw inspiration from his painting. Not too bad considering it was my first attempt + my brushes were basic AF?! I love mixing the colors and it's beautiful how a slight change to the brush stroke can influence the feel of the painting.
I have been playing around with oils and decided to paint one of my favorite objects- the skeleton key. I let the picture dry for a few weeks as I waited for my next wave of inspiration. As I was writing my blog and going through old papers, I found a small stamp collection from … Continue reading Priority Mail