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  • The calm stranger

    Having had very little studio time over the previous two weeks, I was prepared for it to be a bit tough getting back in there this week. But it was actually easy.…

  • Commence

    This week I saw the light at the end of the guesswork. I completed the first two pieces from my new canvas series, and now I know how to finish all the…

  • Unstuck

    I have been doing a lot of work this week. This time by work I mean typing, transcribing medical reports, which is a job I started doing on the side in my…

  • Not watching

    We returned from the visit to my mother this week, and though I was sad to go, I was very happy to get back in the studio. I focused on the works…

  • 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 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…