art lately

I have recently sent off a big freelance job to the printers, so now my evenings can be spent working on my own pursuits. This mostly includes tackling laundry, but here is something that I started too (gimpy wrist and all):

Think of this image like a venn diagram – the middle will be fully sewed.

Exciting news!  A month and a half ago the We Are Fucking Awesome (WAFA) collective was accepting applications for consideration to join their group.  Essentially, WAFA is a collective made up of artist from around the globe.  They are focused on collaborative efforts and initiatives, creating an open dialogue that supports an artistic community.  I submitted my work + application and found out last night that I was one of a few people to be invited to work with them.  Yay!  I am looking forward to connecting with everyone in the group.

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fin pt. 2

Sorry guys!  It’s been a little while.  I guess my “I’ll post Monday-Wednesday-Friday” thing fell by the wayside.  Sometimes I just don’t have anything to say/post!

A background added to this piece.  Overall, I am happy and done.  I can’t work on it any longer.  For celebration, I am buying myself gummy worms tonight, even though I went on a bit of a shopping spree today.  Two pairs of shoes and a top – not my normal MO.

I’ve been running a lot more and really enjoying it.  I received my iPod shuffle which is a dream.  It is so light and clips onto my clothing easily, and I sort of like that I have little control over what’s played (other than ff’d through things).  I’ve decided to run the Baltimore Marathon’s 13.1 mi course this fall.  I have enlisted my dad for help in a training schedule.  I always find I need something to work for.  After the triathlon (June 20), I’m going to see if I can find another race between the tri and the half marathon.  Look at me!


a post about the weather

Just a scan – Still chugging a long.   Hopefully to be done by this weekend?

In other news, it is HOT outside.  I know it’s boring to talk about the weather, so can we address the fact that:

a. Early April should NOT be 90 degrees?

b. It should NOT be too hot to run at 6:30AM in early April.

Also, did anyone here watch The Adventures of Pete and Pete when they were younger?  Remember the episode with the phone that just.keeps.ringing?  This seems to have happened outside my apartment.  Every morning between 7 and 8 am there is a phone that rings for pretty much the whole hour.  Weird, no?


pieces

A quick scan of what I’ve sorta been working on.

I was in NY last weekend and obviously didn’t get much work done.  I did see a great paper show at the Museum of Art and Design, met up with Jen Collins (whom I met through Brown Paper Bag!) and hung around Red Hook in my friend’s wonderful new apartment.


dog days are over

No post yesterday, so today!

Sometimes I procrastinate because I know I have to paint and don’t want to.  It’s not for lack of enjoyment – it is because I have such limited space on my desk to do so.  I wish my work space was large enough to accommodate such wishes.

In other news, I did a little impromtu cleaning this evening and found a couple of things:

1. an old, skinny brown leather belt that I thought was gone FOREVER.

2. my N64.  I needed that a few months back.

3. my extra yoga mat.  doesn’t do me much good though, because the one I stole is so.much.better.


snap yo fingers

This is a hard piece to scan, so I did a really shoddy job of it since I was just throwin’ it up on Marshmellow Kisses.

I have been struggling with parts of this piece, namely her dress.  Finally got it to a place where I like it.  I am hoping to have some time with it this week, since Sat-Sun I will be out of town.  I’m going to NYC to visit some friends and take in some gallery shows.  I am also going to hit up Baked, a place that isn’t far from my friends apartment and whose cookbook I love so dearly.


wrestling

Here’s what I got done between now and Wednesday, which is not a lot:

I’ve been fighting with what to do on top of her dress all week.  I keep trying things and starting over… to get resolved this weekend.