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Well, Today felt like a good day to write!

Hello there,

I know it has been quite some time since my last post but I wanted to announce that I have started a blog that went live on April 1st, The blog is called 365days1year. It is a blog about my everyday challenge of keeping myself in the right mental state to allow myself to draw regularly. With every day I require myself to create something, which can range from a drawing in the sand to a finished watercolor. Either way by midnight of that day there must be a post for everyone to see and read. So far, so good. I am onto day twenty-seven and going strong still. It has been a wonderful challenge for myself, since I now feel that I have an obligation to others to keep the posts coming. Bellow I have included a few images from what I have created thus far. Please take a look and spread the word!

http://www.365Days1Year.com

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The color print…

Well lets just begin with saying that this project was very intimidating since I primarily feel comfort in black white and gray tones, but considering the facts I was pretty happy with the outcome. Bellow are the final print some variations and collaborations. Enjoy.

Collaboration with Chelsea and Nick

Variation with stamping

variation with stamping

variation flipped plate

color variation

color variation

final edition

The printed drawing…

I guess you could say that my work as a print maker has always been to mimic the drawing and well I’m almost NEVER successful but in my most recent print I’d have to say I may have figured it out!  I was using a soft ground which has been my recent addiction and well I finally got something right. The image contains different textures which were all the product of graphite sticks and pencils. You can feel the soft point of the pencil as if it were the drawing itself. I’m not sure where the print stands if you have any opinion please let me know but I am rather happy with the outcome thus far. Enjoy.

drawings that made me crazy for no good reason

These drawings came from an assignment about hiding and revealing, I wish this was more natural but when ever I seem to think about these things I can’t do it, but the second I stop trying I get it! Anyway, I’m still working with the idea and I do like some of the shapes and draping, so this project will continue!

New Collaborative drawings

I’ve been posting the states of the drawings that Nicole Winters and myself have been passing back and forth and this is the next state! Enjoy because they will never look like this again.

Works from last year… they needed more recognition.

Below are a series of images that were from last semester final project, however most of my new images are drawn from all my previous works and they never got the attention they deserved. They are primarily drawings in colored pencil and the absence of information contrasted with a graphic web was what I was truly working towards.The first image was from a series of drawings based off the idea of pods. The images after are all different renderings of the same idea. The round object represented the remains of something that had broken down/decayed and was being pulled together by the web which was the interconnecting force among the pieces, like a life line.

this image is not completed in this photograph once I photograph it again I will update the image.