Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Mini Documentary

Our first project in my graphic design studio this semester was to interview someone and find out something about them. I wanted to choose someone whose work I admired and who seemed to be "living the dream" as a surviving artist. I called Only Lauren , a local artist who has a studio at artspace in downtown Raleigh. Having met only two random occasions prior, she was more than willing to help and I was very quickly in her studio, checking out her jewelry and mixed media. Here is the result...

video

Thursday, January 21, 2010

New Banner...

I've been experimenting with a new banner for both my blog and etsy site. Here is an in process shot...
I wanted to work with soft photography and textures.
It was too busy so I decided upon something simpler...
with some advice from Alberto Rigau, I am trying to incorporate my handmade work into the computer without it being so flat. Drop shadow please - that was all it took.

Crafting Nights

Crafting nights are the best nights. A successful crafting session puts me in the best mood.

Moleskine! Almost complete



Monday, January 11, 2010

Hamburgers of Chocolate and Espresso

While I was in NY I picked up these little candy hamburgers at the Asian market. Pair that with a cup of homemade espresso...yum.