Five on the Brain: Weeks Seven & Eight

I fell behind and never finished last week’s post… This post is a conglomerate of the past two weeks. 1. In my Studio: I’m currently working on a series of paintings dealing with body image and comfort. The ideas have originated accidentally, but I...

Five on the Brain: Week Six

1. Song of the Week: It has been a while since I have posted about a song of week, and in reality I have found it difficult to actually choose a song. This week’s song of the week is by a new artist I’m exploring, Leopold and His Fiction. He has a really...

Five on the Brain: Week Five

1. In my studio: I’m working on some more abstract designs, and it has been a real struggle. I’m a planner when it comes to making art: I frequently do digital renderings before I actually start creating. I decided to paint more intuitively, and I had a...

Five on the Brain: Week Four

1. In my studio: I had a really great in-class critique this week that helped me clarify ideas. In the rush for my critique, I stayed up late one night and in my delusion, created these lovely pieces. I’m currently turning them into lithographs (which I will be...

Five on the Brain: Week Three

1. Song(s) of the Week: This week The Shins released another single as part of their album, Heartworms, which releases March 10. This single, Mildenhall, has a really great tone and mood. It feels very true to the Shins’ Sound. I also discovered that I totally...

Five on the Brain: Week Two

1. In my studio: I’m still working on some magazine poetry pieces, and this week I decided to go larger. I appreciate the refined and simple size of magazine layouts, but decided that I was unsatisfied. Instead, I scanned in a couple pages from September’s...