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  • The view

    I am currently on vacation, visiting my mother. This was my artistic activity for the day. I love the introspective aspect of travel: taken outside of your normal surroundings, you get to…

  • Even better

    What’s even better than my letter from the President? A letter from a friend. This lovely envelope is from Mike Dyar, a mail artist who creates entirely in the realm of correspondence.…

  • I can

    I started this week really angry. About colors. I was working on these smaller pieces, adding their next layers, and they all started looking awful to me. Their awkward phase felt like…

  • The holes

    Most of the time, I feel pretty good about my brain: it is flexible, can even be quiet now and then when asked, enjoys playing with numbers, and does a great job…

  • Under pressure

    I ran over to Pagoda Arts this week and picked up all my new little wooden people. I’m really happy with how they turned out, but wow, it’s a lot to get…

  • It’s not that easy

    I have some sad news to share with you. I spent the entire week with the song Dynamite by Taio Cruz playing in my head every time I tried to work. You…

  • The words again

    I wasn’t doing much that’s interesting to look at this week, but while creating tons of silhouettes and converting them into vector art in Illustrator, I had the opportunity to listen to…

  • The train

    I started off the week being really honest with myself about something I’ve avoided for over a month: taking photographs of people in order to create more silhouettes. The only reason not…

  • Snafu

    Well, this evening’s post got tangled up in technical difficulties, so I will keep it uncharacteristically brief. Enjoyed the fresh air today, which then started seeming weirdly extra fresh, and I finally…

  • Air

    Right now I am sitting on my front stoop, writing my blog in a notebook, but I swear this is not one of those times when I am trying to wrench a…