Interview with the teen artist

What is your current age: 13 going on 30. Don’t put that, haha. What is your favorite television show:  Cut Throat Kitchen. No, wait. ID Channel. It’s not a show, I like the whole network. Favorite color: purple. It’ll never not be purple. Favorite school subject: In all honesty, even though I kinda struggle, I […]

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Red, White and Blue

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We couldn’t wait for darkness. Armed with our buy one, get one fireworks collection, we set off for a vacant oarking lot. In the slowly darkening evening, hubs laid out each fire work and fought with a nearly empty fire wand to light each wick. A few short minutes later, the show was over.

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Interpreting color intent


This was an assigned discussion for my second design class, Color Theory.  The goal was to find 5 images with “interesting use of color,” and to interpret how the colors help to convey the message or add emphasis to the work. My concentration at SCAD is momentarily Sequential Art, but as that field often overlaps […]

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Color Theory and Design {Spring 2016}

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The goal of this course is to understand and use color as part of the artistic process.  How colors are combined, how they are used (saturation, temperature, hue) are critical to the overall appearance of a work. I’m a big fan of color, and like my Mimi, I think I’m pretty good at pairing colors […]

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Two for tulips

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The weather man lied again.  I should’ve known when I requested a personal day a week ahead of time that the predictions might be wrong – – that the forecast would change, as it inevitably seems to do whenever I have plans. Maybe Mother Nature has it out for me?  Or, maybe, she has plotted to alter […]

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Waiting too long


I sit on this bench,  looking across at my husband. He’s bound to a fluid IV, pumped up with insulin and morphine. He’s moody – delivering a mixture of frustration, panic and self pity in random sequences. If he sleeps, the monitor beeps; it flashes its red APNEA warning and the oxygen levels countdown to… […]

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