After weeks upon weeks of looking at the same pill bottle, etching it, printing it, etc., it's finally over. This project, for me, was a frustrating one. Etching, aquatinting, the annoying, awful texture of steel plate (especially when you try to pick it up and your fingernails are a little too short), it just made … Continue reading Multiplate Etching
Hello again, everyone 🙂 Here are some photos/sketchbook scans from the recent Monoprint project I did for my printmaking class this semester! Our VERY loose concept was to focus on a "disturbing reality," so here's what I brainstormed: (ignore my crappy thumbnail sketches...) After coming up with the initial, again, very loose theme for my … Continue reading Monoprinting
Hello, all! As some of you might not follow me on instagram, here's a post of all the "Felted Hamlet" stories I've been posting over the past few weeks!
What a last name! Damn! Aside from awesomeness in a namely fashion, I think Lisa Klakulak has solidified my desire to get REALLY into fiber arts in the near future, so watch out for that 😛 But in other news, check this stuff out!! Made out of FELT, my friends! I didn't believe it until I got … Continue reading Lisa Klakulak
Let's talk about bizarre. In the most beautiful, delicious, amazing, dear-God-I-want-to-BE-this-artist way. Paula Rego. When I heard her name mentioned in class I thought "psshhhhttt, Paula Who-Now?" and figured I'd never heard of her or seen her work. WRONG! I was WRONG! Her work is all of this awesome, weird, grotesque-ish STUFF that we should … Continue reading Paula Rego OMG
Just a note to anyone out there reading that my sketchbook pages are in the main menu of the site, under a link cryptically titled "Sketchbook Pages." Sketchbook Pages
In a very graphic-design-ish way, I find the works of Michael Craig-Martin visually pleasing. While I don't know if I would go to a gallery to extensively view his work, I do enjoy looking at his paintings/sculptures/etc. online. I especially like the paintings he's done where he gets in-depth in terms of overlapping objects, messing … Continue reading Thoughts: Michael Craig-Martin