Typography

Spritz Alphabet

March 11, 2015     Like This Post!

Cookie Alphabet

I’ve always been into fonts. I loved drawing them out by hand, copying band logos, creating my own, browsing through endless supply of fonts on da font, etc.
I’m currently taking a couple of basic graphic design classes, and typography obviously plays a large role in graphic design. I’m all for learning professional ways to incorporate type into designs.

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Entertain Me Monday

Youtube Videos To Defeat Boredom

March 9, 2015     Like This Post!

Colin Mochrie Fan Art

It’s so easy to get lost in Youtube land. I see it as a deep hole you trip and fall into, and when you finally snap out of it, you become aware of how many hours have passed and you question what life even means.

Anyway, I’m not one to get lost into the typical vast of useless videos, like dogs in shoes, epic cats, the great dane that just doesn’t want to get up, frankenstein cats (I see a theme here…). I like my entertainment from the professionals. Talk shows are my thing, or anything I know that will guarantee laughs coming from my favorite funny people.

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Illustration

She Wore …

March 7, 2015     Like This Post!

Blue Velvet Art

I created a Redbubble account the other day, and I excitingly added a whole lot of work I’ve done over the years.
It’s surely making me excited to make new art. Don’t get me wrong, I love creating hands on projects for my Etsy and Storenvy shops, but there’s something about the easiness of creating artwork and leaving it up to someone else to develop the finished product, be it a t-shirt or phone case, and ship it out. It’s another way for us to kinda be lazy, but create and collaborate with others and yet make money. It’s a strange concept. Goes to show that “normal 9-5 careers” are on their way out ~~ welcome to the future.

Anyway, I digress. I was excited to dig through older and newer projects and vectorize them. I did so with this Blue Velvet piece.

Blue Velvet Art

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Analyze This

Selfies – The New Self Portraits?

March 6, 2015     Like This Post!

Is it me, or does it feel like the art of photography and self portraits have kinda gone to hell? Well, that’s a little harsh, but the point is that photography is not what it used to be. It seems after the ‘selfie’ became more accepted, photography seemed to have declined.

Where did we go wrong? My guess around the rise of Myspace, but to jump to conclusions and determine something that isn’t factual ain’t right on my part. That’s just my observation though.
Profile pictures for social media is where the need for selfies seemed to increase. I don’t know about you but I was always uncomfortable asking people to take my photo so I can have a nice profile picture. Sometimes you just gotta do it yourself. The new era of DIY?

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Crafted

Paper Mâché With Cookie Cutters

March 3, 2015     Like This Post!

Paper Mache With Cookie Cutters

You can call me a bit of a collector (the kinder word for hoarder). I “collect” things that can be used for art projects. One thing I will rarely throw out is paper. I have like three large drawers in my desk dedicated to scrap paper.

I started up a new hobby about a year ago involving paper mâché, and having so much paper is perfect for this hobby. I like making paper mâché canvases, like little baby canvases. I usually shape them by hand but this time around I used a cookie cutter to shape them and they’re adorbz.

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