After this summer, I know two things for sure: if you truly want something, it is yours to have, and also remain flexible, because you’ll never know where this world will take you. With a positive mindset and a good amount of stubbornness, I have no doubt that you can turn life’s unfortunate events into … More Wunderlust
Traveling aboard has shown me a different side of drinking culture. In many parts of the states, going to bars is all about getting trashed and remembering bits of your night. Here in Ireland, I see something much different. Sure there are drunkards roaming in the wee hours of the night and plenty of tourist … More Pub Life: Community
This month, I’ve been traveling along the coasts in Ireland. In learning about the culture and history of this country, I’ve realized that the world and stories of the dead never leave new generations. Every generation reforms the traditions of the past and it is only through understanding that history that we are able to … More The Dead
Graphite, vine charcoal, and oil pastel on light green conte paper. … More Strength
After some classes in Drawing Fundamentals, I took a strong interest in observing for accuracy. It takes a good amount of effort to shut of the symbolic brain and draw what I actually see rather than what I think I see. For example, drawing a piece of paper on a table is difficult. The reason … More Key Chain Still Life
I would consider this piece to be a drawing rather than a painting. The reason for this being that the process of painting in watercolor has so strong of a drawing foundation. The watercolor used simply highlighted the lines of a quick pencil sketch, while adding chroma to the image.
This piece is one of three which were impromptu pieces during a speech. The inspirations for each mark can with the words of the speaker.
This was the last of the three huge charcoal drawings I finished in a studio class. I used a greyish blue toned paper and sticks of charcoal.