As you can see in the picture above, I'm always happy and a little sad when I sell a piece of art. I think I get a bit too attached to them...definitely have to work on that. At the same time I really appreciate when someone wants to support me and get a piece of my art to hang in their home. This one called "Sorry, I Just Woke Up" sold at Cyclelogik in December. A great show put together by Andrea Stokes featuring a bunch of awesome local artists!
This was my first time participating in an artist-in-residence program and it definitely won't be the last. It was a full month of maximum creativity in a super inspiring environment! Worked on a new technique I've been wanting to try for several years...mixing watercolour, sculpture and drawing. I'm really happy with the end result!
Also got to live and create with some amazing artists: Diana Naccarato from New York, Megan Yankee and John Osburn from Columbus, Ohio and Mark Winston from Chicago.
Check out the video below to see my live/work space and the rest of the studio.
A big thank you to Karen and Willow at Elsewhere!
After being on the move for almost half a year, we're finally going to stay in one place for a few months. I guess that means the title is a bit misleading but I'm still really far from home so it counts! Anyway we landed an amazing house sitting gig near Wollongong, NSW (Australia) which means I've got time to make some art before we get back on the road.
I've been traveling really light so the first thing I needed to do was pick up some supplies and improvise a studio at the house (I only had a pen and a sketch book). We're staying in a really small town with no art supply store but I managed to find some plasticine at the dollar store and a pad of watercolour paper from the local pharmacy. I also borrowed a children's watercolour paint set and glue stick from the homeowners.
I was actually surprised at what I was able to do with so little. Check out the photos to see the new technique I'm using to combine my sculptures and paintings.
UPDATE: turns out the the plasticine and paint I was using were really bad quality (big surprise), so had to make the trip to the big city to pick up some better quality supplies.