Sometimes I think it's okay to take a good, long break from my work. I think it refreshes the mind and allows the brain to reset itself so that it can get a new perspective on the things it might have been too blurred up from before. Over the winter break (aka my last winter … Continue reading Last Bits
I have this weird fascination with gross dead things. A couple of years ago I photographed rotten mushed up fruit. To me, I was looking at all the colors and textures that were happening, but to everyone else, my interest was a little left field. I liked doing it though and I got some cool … Continue reading Beautiful Death
Here is some more experimentation with typology using only the tops of trees, clouds, and a beautiful blue sky. I tried to get different angles and types of tree tops to show diversity, and then move them around on the gird. After importing the photos I played around some more with overlaying, changing arrangements, and … Continue reading Tree Top Typology
I've been continuing to make typology series this last couple of weeks. Having more fun with it too! I've also been trying to come up with more words to describe this type of work. Every time I try to explain this project to people, they think I'm saying typography, the creation or art of type. … Continue reading Typology not Typography!
For my final thesis art project I decided to scratch my first project idea and choose a different subject. I still love my first project idea, which involved photographing food and restaurants, but if I continued to go forward, I don't think I could have lived up to my own expectations for the final. See, … Continue reading Typology Experiments
This week I feel like I finally made a break through in the creativity department! I talked with some classmates and teachers and came up with a new direction for where I want my senior and advanced studio classes to go. Which I hope to start running with ASAP! I needed to let out some … Continue reading Havin’ a Laugh
Have you ever tried to write something, for an assignment, a job, or even just a card, and gone completely blank on what to write? They call that writer's block. Recently I've been going through what I think is called a creative block. I want to say it's along the same lines as what a … Continue reading Creative Block