work weekend

August is my busiest month of the year for contract work. Nothing very creative, just nuts and bolts of book layout and such. The day job has been pretty hectic this month as well with projects I didn’t expect and pressure I really don’t need. I’m worn out, burnt out, and a feeling resentful. Working…

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art therapy

I uploaded a black and white selfie to Dreamscope and look what I got! Jenny Lawson posted about this app so I tried it out and it was a pretty okay time. If you have extra time to play around with your pics this weekend, go for it. It took a while for each image…

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dear november

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. ― S. Levenson I’ve waited until the end of the month again to write this letter. For the first…

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from where I sit

Sometimes, while I’m at the day job I have trouble concentrating. The art department is “open plan” with half-walls… so you can imagine things can get loud / crazy (unless I’m out sick or something, ha!). To help me focus, I listen to streaming music (grooveshark, mostly) and podcasts to keep my brain on task.…

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far far away

Genlux Magazine: FAR FAR AWAY from DANIEL CASTRO PHOTOGRAPHY on Vimeo. via Katie Rodgers from Paper Fashion I love watercolor but, if I’m being honest, it scares the crap out of me when I think about working with it. I have a new set of watercolors and fresh pad of watercolor paper sitting on my…

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