More Collages!

So not too long ago, I posted about the Speak Loud project, and I mentioned that my class had first done a collage as a warm up exercise for the actual project. I had a really fun time doing my collage, so afterwards, I felt inspired to do another collage, just for fun. I've included... Continue Reading →

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Mustaches On the Mind

So for this project, I learned how to use a new medium which I've never used before: charcoal! This piece was done on gray-toned charcoal paper with white and black charcoal pencils. The nice thing about this was that the tone of the paper already supplied the value for the mid-grays, so I only had... Continue Reading →

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A Chameleon is Zentangled

It's time to embark on a peaceful journey of zentangle and chameleons! Zentangle is the art of creating abstract drawings by creating patterns with a sense of flow and rhythm. It's similar to doodling, but with more attention and deliberation. Doodling is personal, but zentangle is purposeful. It's supposed to generate a zen-like feeling of... Continue Reading →

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Morgan Freeman Masterpiece

For the past couple of weeks, I have been working on a pop art portrait of Morgan Freeman. The assignment was to pick a picture of a pop culture figure that had some interest- so that it wasn't just a headshot - and to turn it into a monochromatic painting. I decided to pick Morgan... Continue Reading →

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Quotes about Homelessness

This is kind of a follow-up to the Speak Loud Project where I talked about homelessness. Here are some quotes about it: "We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty." -Mother Teresa "We have come dangerously close to... Continue Reading →

Pen + Ink Project

Hey everyone! Sorry I haven't posted in a while, part of the reason I waited to post this project was because I wanted to wait and post it with another project I worked on, but I have discovered I don't have any pictures of that project, so today I'll just be talking about the Pen... Continue Reading →

Happy Hallows-giving

So I decided to do a Halloween drawing...a few days after Halloween. I have been really swamped with work recently and unfortunately I haven't had much time to do any personal drawing, or post this project. By this time, It's the middle of November, almost time for a completely different holiday, Thanksgiving. I have also... Continue Reading →

Summer 2017

As I suspected, I did not have time to write over the summer, so I've decided to summarize everything I've been working on in the summer and early fall. I had a great time this summer, but it went by so fast! I did a lot of summer homework and volunteering at my local zoo... Continue Reading →

Disneyland, Anyone?

Summer is almost here, and this is my last official project for my 2d design class. Recently, I won an honorable mention at an art show for my zentangle project.  All of my other 2d Design projects were also shown at the show, and they were received really well! I've learned a lot this year... Continue Reading →

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