Tag: art

Art Direction: Yee Wong, Photography: Joshua Scott

16 Things to Do When Your Creative Mojo Has Left The Building

(for visual artists): Try to get to a museum or art gallery, or even a store with cool displays. Read some poetry with a lot of imagery. I love Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Search illustration/watercolor/abstract art/animals/etc. on Pinterest or Tumblr. Grab a book in an old book store/Goodwill about animals or plants or rocks or whatever and just draw random shit from… Read more →

Free People Catch A Dream DIY Event!

The DIY dream catcher event at Free People Portland was totes amazeballs (lol)! It was featured on their corporate blog, and lots of people came out to get their craft on. My inner art teacher was so excited to share my creative pursuits! And the pieces that people made were unbelievably beautiful. Plus, we had Maple Butterscotch cake with EDIBLE… Read more →

Epic Dream Catcher Raffle at Free People Portland!

I made a huge-normous dream catcher to be raffled off at the Free People Portland store as part of an upcoming DIY event on December 2nd.  I also made a smaller one, so there are two chances to win! Raffle tickets are $5 at the store and some of the proceeds will benefit Adopt-a-Family Portland. The drawing will be held… Read more →

succulents in shoes

Featured Artist for Alberta Main Street

The Alberta Arts District in Portland, Oregon is an amazing neighborhood full of awesome restaurants, the best ice cream I’ve ever had, and a “Last Thursdays on Alberta” event that is like a mix of Commercial Street in Provincetown and uhhh…Burning Man?  It’s a carnival atmosphere that is largely self-regulated, with the help of Alberta Main Street’s community organization. You… Read more →

holiday nature ornaments with deer and butterfly

another in a long series of deer-obsession pieces…a project for a snowy afternoon in Vermont: holiday nature ornaments.  these look pretty nice even though they’re plastic and not glass.   I used some scrap sheepskin but cotton batting would work too.  Craft foliage and random little animals are so cute — if I had more globes I would put in some… Read more →

dendrochronology, tree rings, and art

i truly cannot comprehend how an acorn can become a tree.  but more on my acorn obsession later. because right now i’m completely captivated by tree rings. dendrochronology or tree-ring dating is the method of scientific dating based on the analysis of tree-ring growth patterns. Chris Harrison made “digg rings” by visually representing the “most dugg” stories of the day… Read more →