Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mixing Media and Experimenting some More

I love creating collages out of magazine images. I went through a phase in college when I made a bunch of collages on poster boards. A while later I received a disposable camera with “fortunes” on the roll. After the … Continue reading

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A Week in Review: California Sun (Part 1)

Two weeks ago I took a break from my blog to do a weeklong performance project with Turning the Wheel  in Los Angeles, CA. I had never been to California before the trip and I was eager to see what all … Continue reading

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Yupo Print – Blue Dragon

At Women’s group last we played with Alcohol inks and Yupo paper. The affect you get when dropping the inks on the paper is really cool. The inks spread really easily across the paper, which creates a lot of movement … Continue reading

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When an Experiment Goes Awry

Some times when you play with a new art medium you love what you create simply because its so fun and new. Other times you create something that you absolutely hate. I rarely create a piece of art that I … Continue reading

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Framing Devices Used in the CU and Denver Art Museums

It is nearly impossible to see a piece of art without it being framed in a certain context. Even when viewed outside of a museum or gallery an art object is framed by the culture, history, and personal motives of … Continue reading

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Stages of a Drawing: Altered Book

Today I wanted to walk through the steps of creating a poem from the pages of an old book. The book I have been altering for quite some time now is “Prepatory German Reader”. I bought the book at the … Continue reading

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Tree Frame

You may recognize this as my banner image. Thats cause it is! Hooray! This was a mixed media piece I did in a hurry that turned into something I really liked. The background behind the tree is a bunch of … Continue reading

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