Sketchbook

5.12 New Logo! LAAM, bam!

5.12 New Logo! LAAM, bam!

2.19.15 The most frustrating thing about using film cameras is when you think you're taking pictures of a bunch of people roller-skating and instead you end up with this. 

2.19.15 The most frustrating thing about using film cameras is when you think you're taking pictures of a bunch of people roller-skating and instead you end up with this. 

1.30.15 Screen print t-shirt design for band Bourbon Therapy and some gold triangle stamps.

1.30.15 Screen print t-shirt design for band Bourbon Therapy and some gold triangle stamps.

1.14.15 Scrapbooking

1.14.15 Scrapbooking

1.14.15 Orange-pink-red photo montages

1.14.15 Orange-pink-red photo montages

1.14.15 Trying out some photo montages

1.14.15 Trying out some photo montages

1.2 Happy New Year! Thinking about some very old pictures. Working on grad school apps. Going nuts. 

1.2 Happy New Year! Thinking about some very old pictures. Working on grad school apps. Going nuts. 

12.9
Buildings and bodies; analog photographs taken in Berlin, Germany in August 2014 and compiled in a small book. On each page, a building is paired with a body, both expressing a similar gesture. The orientation distorts the image for a moment into mere shapes, temporarily devoid of meaning. The repetition of ten pairs of images further obscures recognizable details, the negative space starting to become the focus as the figures fade to the background. 
I am interested in how the spaces we inhabit, both buildings and bodies, can feel cold and detached, indifferent to our needs; I believe this indifference can invoke anxiety and fear over time. With this book, I wanted to explore the barriers, both physical and psychological, that prevent familiarity and intimacy.
-text description for Standby book. These themes feel pretty fresh, like I need some more time with them before I decide how I feel about them. But this is what came out this morning. 
12.9 Tiny photo book, middle pages

12.9 Tiny photo book, middle pages

12.9 Tiny photo book, page 1

12.9 Tiny photo book, page 1

12.7 Just cuz

12.7 Just cuz

12.5 makin a tiny photo book to sell in Berlin next month!

12.5 makin a tiny photo book to sell in Berlin next month!

12.7 sand branches

12.7 sand branches

11.25 Made my students watercolor to John Cage.

11.25 Made my students watercolor to John Cage.

11.22 Weird critters

11.22 Weird critters

9/29 Just found out about the Stevie Nicks self-portrait collection being shown at the Morrison Hotel gallery in New York City. Basically obsessed with this now.

9/29 Just found out about the Stevie Nicks self-portrait collection being shown at the Morrison Hotel gallery in New York City. Basically obsessed with this now.

10/4 FACES

10/4 FACES

9/29 Screen printing wrapping paper in my classroom, afterhours (kickstarter rewards!)

9/29 Screen printing wrapping paper in my classroom, afterhours (kickstarter rewards!)

9/28 I wanna make a fake magazine spread of myself.

9/28 I wanna make a fake magazine spread of myself.

9/16 Fabric design ideas

8/25 Notes for the show on Friday...

8/23 Screen prints from building photos.

8/12 Brainstorming

8/12 Tracing repeating 

8/11 A pile 

8/6/14 Tracing overlapping text

8/9/14 Tracing poses from magazines

When I begin, I begin with a very large blob. The blob has everything I like in it. Over time, I shave away at the blob until it has a shape. I do not like letting go of things I like. But in order to focus, I must. Some of my babies have to die in order for the work to make sense. 8/8/14

8/4/14 Writing stuff on the train

8/4/14

8/4/14 German words I know 

7/3014 Swedish layover, sitting in a graveyard

Sitting in my hostel in Berlin 8/1

5/27/14 Outlining fat letters

5/27/14 Ys

Patterns.

12.7 leafy pattern

12.7 leafy pattern

12.7 Watercolor color-in

12.7 Watercolor color-in

10/14 Screen for printing fabric for MinimalBagsSF

10/14 Screen for printing fabric for MinimalBagsSF

9/24 Just some more bad doodles. 

9/24 Just some more bad doodles. 

9/18 Test prints

9/18 Test prints

8/25 Screen prints on paper napkins, sewn together and crumpled.

8/25 Screen prints on paper napkins, sewn together. 

8/23 Screen prints from photos and drawings.

8/12 From "Amelie"--do you want to meet me?

8/12 Re-thinking photographs

8/12 Tracing photos 

8/9/14 Tracing overlapping heads

8/9/14 Wall of ideas 

8/6/14

8/4/14

8/1/14 Trying to copy the lettering on the U-bahn sign 

5/27/14 Ribbons and and and and

5/27/14 Ribbons and and and and

5/27/14 Screwing around with letters

5/27/14 Post-Jagermeister shots, watching Game of Thrones

Germany is creeping into my brain...

Mulling over my website.

My roommate drew a portrait of our friend, a fantastic baker. I decorated it.

3/7/14

3/7/14

3/2-3/3/14

2/22/14 more kid-room ideas

2/22/14 brainstorming for some kid-room mural-painting for my coworker's 6-year-old