I’ve been spending so much time writing lately, I thought I’d put my visual art aside, but on the weekend I had the sudden urge to pull out one of my art journals and do some collaging. (I don’t think that’s a word, but anyhow.) Here’s a snapshot of my work area, gluing in progress. [...]
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I recently started a map pinboard on Pinterest. I was so excited and full of ideas about what I could put there, including some of my own art journal work, which sometimes includes collaged vintage maps. These are some Instagram photos of details from five different art journal spreads. (And yes, I’m going to pin [...]
I uploaded some new photo illustrations to Google+ yesterday, and I suddenly realized that I’d never really talked about Cowbird.com here on my personal blog. Cowbird is a community of storytellers. It was created by Jonathan Harris. (I think he’s awesome, by the way. You can see two of his TED Talks here and here [...]
I posted this Cowbird.com story about high school on my Facebook wall earlier this week, and was very touched by the responses it got from my Facebook friends, including some people who’d known me in high school. Our conversation explored the subject of teenage angst, and the horrorshow that the high school years can be [...]
I care too much what other people think of me. I think I know (at least some of) the roots of it, and I believe I can (mostly) avoid falling into (some of) its traps… but I know they’re still there. I notice it most when I start feeling bad. And after tracing that feeling [...]
Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Digital illustrations created with original photos, Adobe Ideas, Camera+, TypeDrawing and Wreck This App for iPhone.