Growing up with a dad that is a carpenter, I found that you know you are a carpenter’s daughter when: -you know the difference between concrete and cement -you know the difference between ‘level’ and ‘plumb’ -you notice trim work and architectural details and features on buildings -you notice shoddy work -most likely refer to … Continue reading Life Experience
“So, about this table,” my dad said on the phone when he called. “You have the dimensions on your sketch, what kind of wood do you think you’d like?” I replied that I would just like the table to look rustic, and he can choose what wood to use. I trust my dad’s taste and … Continue reading Table
I watched a TED talk yesterday with Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love. She discusses people who pursue creative work. People question those who choose creativity and assume they are going to live a doomed existence. Contrary to those who pursue academic careers which are more respected. She had done some research and in … Continue reading Life’s work
“Art? You just do it?” - Martin Ritt 30 Weeks of Blog posts, 30 weeks of 3 art pieces per week on Instagram. 30 weeks of creativity. More than half of the year! Looking back on this time, I really enjoyed creating content for regular posts. I am very proud of my art pieces, it … Continue reading Thirty!
So far with my art posts, I feel like I don’t necessarily have a ‘style.’ I don’t just paint a certain theme in a certain way – like animals in watercolour, buildings with acrylic or classic cars in pen and ink. I really just like to play and create whatever I feel like that day. … Continue reading Style