If you'v ever read my artist statement (here) it probably sounds like I ripped it off of about ten different artist statement examples and randomly pasted it together. Truth be told, it's exactly what I did. It's actually very hard to explain what kind of art I do, and why I make the kind of… Continue reading Random Thoughts : Making My Statement
It's official: I've caught the Twitter Bug! From now on it's where I'll be recording my daily random rants that pop in my head. It'll also be where I'll take quick note of new ideas that flash before my sight and before it fades away from my short-term memory bank. At least its more convenient… Continue reading Random Thoughts : Hello Twitter
In the years since I left college I've built up quite a resume for myself of all sorts of skills and crafts. It initially started as a decision to acquire another trade to supplement my degree in art, in order to increase my chances of getting a good job in the ver competitive field of… Continue reading Random Thoughts : Jack of All Trades, Master of None
There are artists that were educated at some of the most prestigious art school in the world, of which it fills me green with envy. And then there are artists that are self-taught- basically they learned to draw and paint by copying from other artists or from do-it-yourself art books, or simply just following their… Continue reading Random Thoughts : To School or Not to School, That is the Question:..
DO YOUUU UNDERSTAAAND A WOOORD THATS COMING OUT OF MY MOUTH??? -Carter to Lee in Rush Hour As I immerse myself into a gooey icky mess of paints and sprays ( and a sweet burning scents of weed that some kids are blowing nearby ) I take a moment to step back and observe the… Continue reading Random Thoughts : Just Do It!
http://www.crosswalk.com/culture/the-arts/how-to-live-artistically-for-god.html Here is an inspiring article one should read about how we can use our gift of creating to serve our one and only God, himself the Great Creator. It was a fortunate luck that I ran across this article, as I myself was contemplating how I could use this gift of art to serve. To… Continue reading Random Thoughts: Art and God
Many times I have heard that to be a successful artist one must be locked away in his/her studio and make art nonstop. At times it sounds pretty laborious, and it is. I admit I only work few hours on Fridays on my art making and majority of other times committed to house chores… Continue reading Random Thoughts: I Don’t Wanna Paint today…
I am inspired by many different artists. Van Gogh for his bold graphic painting style. Picasso for his eclectic mix and mastery of techniques and styles. Jean Michel Basquiat for his speed, energy, brutality, and honesty in his unusual frenetic drawings. Keith Haring for his playful cartoony shapes and forms that seem to take on… Continue reading Random Thoughts: Artists That Inspire Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAQKxTHVBgw Wow has it been 25 years? it was back in '91 when I first caught glimpse of that game in the local arcade. I don't know if I mentioned this before, but back in the day I was a young, lonely, bratty, hot tempered tomboy that preferred to chase around boys and kick balls… Continue reading Random Thoughts: RYU, and I