Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Old Artwork from high school

As some of you may know, I transfered in as a sophomore even though it's my first year of college. This was mostly because of dual enrollment credits since my high school (New World School of the Arts) was right next to a college, but I'm assuming it's also because they thought I was capable of the workload. At the time I didn't realize how awesome going to a magnet art school was. Now I can see how I was prepared and having experience in stuff like figure drawing and acrylic paint has been helpful.

So here is some old artwork I did from high school. This is mostly stuff for my portfolio that I used when applying to all the kewl art schools. enjoy :)

Mixed media


double self portrait in charcoal. the shy side, and outgoing side.

figure drawing in oil pastel


Acrylic self portrait

acrylic toilet painting that won me an honorable mention in scholastics! lol


my friend cat with her power animal the dragonfly.

I really loved traditional black and white photo class. I did a lot of sky pictures that ended up being part of my portfolio. I thought of it as more conceptual which I'll get into eventually.


double exposure of crazy flock of birds

near my house

on the road

my stomach has a mind of it's own

woah fisheye


junior class caricatures

piece called satisfaction. she's unsatisfied with the plain ribbon, so she takes it upon herself to fix it and is finally satisfied.

I'll post more soon. I have more conceptual stuff that would have made this post too long.


Wednesday, March 4, 2009


I'm have so much inspiration right now, but I don't know what to do with it. I feel like there's not enough time to explore what I want to because of the hassle of homework. I've absorbed what friends, teachers, and artists say and want to jump right into things. I want to make the most of this break by working. If not on assignments for school, then on personal assignments.

On a side note, maybe I should drink tea more often.

On another side note, I wish I knew how to speak more eloquently like when I write. My history of illustration paper on Jessie Willcox Smith sounded so good! Big words and thought out sentences. If I were to talk about her in person, my nerves would get the best of me; I wouldn't know what to describe or where to begin, and I would stumble, forget words and UHH about 50 times. I want to work on that, to catch all the "likes" and learn more vocabulary.

I'm excited!