Monday, April 7, 2014

Final Product Visualized

When I see my piece in my workspace it camouflages itself. Taking a step back and looking at it from further away it becomes harder to find, almost like wheres Waldo. Because it is smaller it gets swelled by everything surrounding it especially because it is surrounded by other colorful photographs. When I visualize it in the gallery it is easier to find. Being hung next to all my other pieces which go along with the same theme, it stands out more and all of them as a whole become one big piece.  I visualize this on the center of the wall where Izzy English's piece was hung.

The reality of my work in the gallery.
1. Finish as many drawings as I can.
2. Start thinking about how they can all be hanged together and or if they should be framed.
3. Should there be a bold and glamorous frame to go withe the theme or would that take away from the drawings?
4. I have 4 and a half pictures done

Sunday, April 6, 2014

April 6

Right before break I finished my best piece yet. The picture is a close up of a woman with sprinkles on her nails and lips. I loved this piece the best because I love how the detail of the eyes were so intense that it captured the audience right away. Right now I am trying to make my future draw ins as detailed and good as this one but I'm finding it hard to find photos that do just that. I just started a new piece with a woman with her hand and ring on her face. I accomplished a lot in the 2 hours I have spent working on it but am trying to make the eyes really pop like the previous picture.

Friday, March 14, 2014

End of the week Reflection: Before Spring Break

Looking Back:
This week has been so great. I have (almost) finished a drawing in about a week which is pretty fast. I think that this week I have made my best picture yet looking the most realistic. I have made the eyes realistic and the skin tone very similar to the photo I am "copying." The only thing I have left to do is add the material, sprinkles. I am 99.9% sure I want to use these colorful ball sprinkles on the nails and upper lip but I am nervous because I do not want to ruin it. I don't think I can leave for two weeks knowing that it is almost done so I will come in during my free block to finish it.

Looking Ahead:
I want to create more and more faces and materials. I am scared I won't complete as many as I wish but will try my hardest. With almost completing the current picture in one week I think that creating many more faces can be accomplished.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


This past weekend I decided to go to the MFA. I thought it would be a good place where I could get inspiriting for my final project. The first thing I saw was the gorgeous jewelry which I thought was so beautiful. I then walked throughout the european art and found myself hating the big portraits of the typical woman in a big dress holding her baby. I don't know why but I really just don't like these dark and kind of depressing pictures but it might be because they all seem to look them same with the same facial expression. I also walked by these little etches that were so teeny tiny and so detailed. When I was through with the european art I eagerly wanted to see the contemporary art section. I was immediately struck by this massive silver sculpture that was crinkled and was a rectangle. I liked this because it reminded me of the photos I reblog on my personal tumblr page. I also liked the glitz factor to it. When I saw the contemporary art section I was disappointed on how small it was but it was filled with great works of art so I suppose its alright. I did LOVE some certain pieces and even saw a work of one of the artists (Chuck Close) we had talked about which was really cool. I was happy to have seen a really interesting piece made by Jason Middlebrook who uses paint, glam, and wood into his pieces which I can relate to. I am now kind of obsessed with him and am inspired to use paint, pencil, glam and wood in my project.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Art and Fear

  • Craft is described more as objects that are used such as couches and clothes. It can be perfected unlike art. Art is something that doesn't really become perfected in a sense but still has the idea of craft incorporated in it. 
  • I as an artist I think I have many styles. I think a lot of my styles has changed over the years but I think overall my style includes many different materials. I used to mainly paint and draw designs but now I have learned how to draw faces and sometimes mix these different things into one piece. 
  • Habits are yours. Just like a habit your style is also yours.