I was recently looking through old family photos with my aunt and she remarked that it didn't even look like me with out bright colored hair. I completely agree. But more that I know I feel the most like myself when my hair is as vibrant as possible. Terry Palmer, Master Hair Designer, (click for link) Cincinnati OH, first cut my hair when I was 12 years old. From then on, no matter where in the world I lived, I planned my hair cuts around visits home so that I could get m
I digest and share my world through shapes and colors. Just as an archeologist digs for artifacts, I dig through the visuals and references from my daily life and influences to find shapes that excite me visually and communicate my goals. In my practice, the more I can pull back and set specific parameters in my work, the more cohesive and communicative my art is. When I am in the process and sketching phase of my work, I think its important to go out broad and wide with m
I just realized it was Monday today. - - Yep that's the kind of day it's been. Trying to figure out my 10 truths this week - even with my muddy brain. 1. Was time invented to cause stress? If I give myself permission to not obsess over the time I am often calmer. What matters is how productive I am - not what time it is. 2. Penny Chenery of the Secretariat film is an inspiring woman. Her strength, and perseverance is contagious. 3.Have courage and be kind.
4. Do you eve
How is it already August?
1. Sleep is the foundation for alert and fresh ideas and better commitment to projects. I have so much more to give to my art when I take care of myself. It has literally taken me 10+ years to be able to think and say this.
2. Number 1. Being said, I am my best self if I work until 5 AM and sleep until 1:30. If only the rest of the world felt that way lol. #getwithitworld
3. Committing consistent time to work on a project will keep it fresh
Something I have been working on for a while is comparing the practice of developing a hypothesis to the process of developing an idea in art. In science, you start by asking questions. Questions about whatever is important to you (this part big and broad). Next you narrow down and focus in. Then you develop a hypothesis of something you think you could answer/solve from one of your focused questions . Next you try to prove/ or disprove this hypothesis by doing experiment