I made this paper collage a few months ago as a birthday present for a very dear friend/mentor. Despite the struggles and heartache, she is living her dream. At the end of the day, this sentiment is what drives my creative force but I often forget. Yes, I need a reminder.
Every summer my plans are a no go and I never accomplish what really needs to be done. The biggest strain is not prepping products to sell at the ECU Student Art Sale (SAS). So, it’s that special time of the season again! Three weeks to produce handcrafted objects to be purchased and loved. Let’s […]
Look at this spectacle: I am writing consecutive entries and have never been prouder. I think I’ve fulfilled my summertime-laze gauge, and productivity has kicked it. Last night, I filled 5 pages with sketches of proposed ideas for a new carrying bag. After noting some ideas from the Got Craft Fair on the weekend, I […]
As I walked home from the bus stop one afternoon, I noticed the neighbours had stapled two sheets of paper to the tree in front of their house. It wasn’t a “Lost” sign, it was formatted like a list. I didn’t want to stop all together and examine it, so all I saw was a […]
I’m not sure how many DIVA students are continuing this blog, if any, but I am going to challenge myself. I have this fear of forgetting the thrills of making, designing, and crafty contemplations during the summer break; so, I will venture forth in hopes of forming new and golden habits of keeping my process […]