Printmaking Fun

Hey, guys! It’s been a busy semester but I’ve finally found time to work on non-school related art! Yay! On Sunday I started my print blocks for the Feather Fund auction. If you’ve been with me since before I switched over to WordPress, you’ll know what the Feather Fund is. For those of you who…

Bullet Journal: Tracking my Art Making

When I’m at Moore, I have a bad habit of not making any of my own art. Instead I only make art for my assignments. I really need to get into the habit of making things for myself and not just assignments. To help myself get in the habit, I created a tracker. Its fairly…

How I Deal with Negativity towards Art School

As someone who chose to go to pursue an art major at an art school, people tend to have opinions. Some are good, some are bad. It really depends on their experience with artists in everyday life. Those who have are usually encouraging, and they are willing to let you explain why you chose this…

How to Give Critiques

Critiques are hard to receive. However, they can also be difficult to give as well. Whether you don’t like the piece (or the person) and don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings or you believe you don’t know enough to critique it, sometimes it can be difficult to speak up. Don’t Sugarcoat it! You’re not helping…

How to Survive Critiques

Critiques are a part of art school. There is no way to get around them. Here is some advice on how to make them as helpful as possible.

The First Week of Classes is Over

Phew! The first week of my spring semester is over. The only class I haven’t had yet is my jewelry class.  I do have a lot of liberal arts classes this semester, which all seem pretty cool. I’m taking two history classes, a behavioral development class, and a math class. Experimental Studio is the only…

How to Find Good Deals on Art Supplies

You don’t… Kidding, kidding. Art supplies are expensive, especially the very good quality ones. Thus, it becomes necessary to search for deals. The three main services I use to get art supplies are Amazon, Michaels, and Dick Blick. Amazon… Amazon is usually where I order art supplies when I can. I have Prime Student so…

Snowy Owl Block Print

I ended up making another print during winter break. A snowy owl! If you can’t tell already, owls are probably my favorite animal, maybe besides a horse. I think I like this one better than my previous print that I posted about, Riptide. It was a small block size again, 5×7, so carving out the…

Bullet Journal: Places I Want to Go

One of the things I want to do in 2017 and beyond is to travel. To keep track of all the place I want to go, I’ve started a section in my bullet journal. To make the cover page, I used a fountain pen and metallic gel pens for the lettering. To make it more…