How to be good at being bad at something

WHAAAaT am I Doing – Burnout

WHAAAAT am I doing- burnout. Have you ever gotten to a point where you are like, “I kinda should really maybe stop blaming other people for my failings”. When growing up with a chalk full of hormones, it is very easy to blame your parents or your circumstance or whatever is conveniently true and blame-able.… Continue reading WHAAAaT am I Doing – Burnout

How to be good at being bad at something

Objects Worthy of Life?

Creatives who make objects have a responsibility. There needs to be a balance between the desire to create and the desire not to add more junk to the endless human junk-pile. Society is so full of stuff. There is such an emphasis and obsession with physical objects. That makes sense since we are physical beings… Continue reading Objects Worthy of Life?

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Sewing Under Pressure Sucks

  Having an idea and creating a object is a bit like traveling through dimensions. You have to go from your imagination to reality. I feel like I get lost on that trek more often than not. In my imagination everything is both possible and looks amazing on me. But when I go to make… Continue reading Sewing Under Pressure Sucks

How to be good at being bad at something

Homage to Failure

Homage to Failure is a shrine built in honor of all my past failings. It is all my past artwork that I have kept collaged into a sphinx like creature. The Sphinx was a story about a creature with a head of a woman, body of a lion, and wings of an eagle that went… Continue reading Homage to Failure

How to be good at being bad at something

Why being a Tortured Artist is Dumb

Maker Marathon Week Three edited! When I was in art school I made this ridiculous project for a photo class. I cannot find a picture of the final project (it is literally driving me crazy and my parents crazy who I keep bugging about it) but here is the image of the very first draft. It… Continue reading Why being a Tortured Artist is Dumb

How to be good at being bad at something

Maker Marathon Week 2

So this necklace is based off a thaumatrope toy that was apparently popular in the 19th century blablabla persistence of vision information information information. I literally have no idea how to pronounce that word I didn’t even know what it was called. It was in a movie once for two seconds and I fell in… Continue reading Maker Marathon Week 2

How to be good at being bad at something

Maker Marathon Week 1

The Storyteller Wallet was created because I couldn’t find what I wanted in the world, so I tried to figure out how to make it. I think this is the motivation for most makers. I wanted a wallet that was feminist, fun, and functional. I had to go through many many many versions until I… Continue reading Maker Marathon Week 1