Live in the Dream

Posted on Dec 29, 2011 in Rhythm of Production

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.

Time to get sassy for SAS

Posted on Oct 29, 2009 in Preliminaries, Rhythm of Production

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 […]

Welcome, Little Sprout

Posted on Aug 22, 2009 in Rhythm of Production

I’m a fan of bartering. A handmade card for expecting parents in exchange for cookies and a crochet lesson sounds pretty darn good to me.

the day is productive when i get tired before 1am

Posted on May 5, 2009 in Findings, Inspiration

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 […]

Oh, Oh! Public Art in Conceptual Phase is a GO.

Posted on May 3, 2009 in Uncategorized

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 […]

Summer Fulfillments, Dammit

Posted on Apr 29, 2009 in Preliminaries

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 […]

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