I have always hated people wearing those stupid hipster scarves. And then, the other day, I was shopping with a friend who was looking for one of these and I found this! A hipster triangle scarf!
I had to have it. And now I do.
In other news, I’m in Yakima at the moment and heading to Pendleton, OR tomorrow morning for the monotype workshop this weekend. Looking forward to it and planning on working on some “Cloud Factory” prints.
Haven’t been writing a lot, but things are pretty good. Just was driving home this morning from staying at a friend’s house last night after an EPIC dinner, and was struck with an idea for a painting. In fact, I think I’m going to do a series. Or at least more than just one! I started in on it with two panels that I have and will see where it takes me. One is above, but the title of the series is “Cloud Factory.” Exciting!
I’ve been looking at graduate programs I’m interested in applying to next year. I’m going to apply to the MFA Art Practice at Stanford again, and also am really liking the MFA in Visual Arts at Columbia University. It would be nice if there was a program locally that I liked, but I’m not really impressed with any of the graduate art programs at the University of Washington. I do like some of their other graduate programs such as the Human Centered Design and Engineering or Masters of Communication in Digital Media. But not really sure if those are programs that I would really be able to thrive in. I think I would end up doing them out of a desire to become a “professional.” But don’t know that they are really fields that I could pursue a long term passion in. And if that’s the case, why put the time, energy, and money into a graduate degree in those areas? There’s plenty of time to research possibilities though. And, if accepted, I wouldn’t be starting until the fall of 2012 anyhow. In the meantime, I’ll just continue to develop my current art practice further.
Still getting things sorted out and moved, but I’m getting there. This is a painting I did about five years ago, but I still like it. At the time, I was visiting the Japanese garden in the arboretum a lot and feeding the koi that live in the pond. Acrylic on canvas, and it sadly has a slight tear in the canvas now from laying all over the place. Fun to look back on stuff from the past and compare it to things I do now!
Haven’t been posting much as I haven’t had a lot of access to the internet in my free time. I did get started on working on some paintings last week though, which has been fun. It’s been nice to be creative and to have something I enjoy working on. Triangles, of course. Going to have to get some more panels though, I’m running out of things to paint on.
Also, I’m still heading to Pendleton for the four day PNCA/Crow’s Shadow Institute Monotype Workshop in a couple of weeks. I’m really looking forward to that and hoping to see some of the fun artists who were there last year too.