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Visual Journal Page 7: What I Need to Teach

For the first two years of my art education career I struggled to get the supplies I needed to teach my classes. For two years I begged, traded, sought out donations and grants, I even sold baked goods at lunch to raise money for my art program. Each year I found a way to scrape…

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Visual Journal Page 3: The Wrong Way Down a One Way Street

Pre-planning had officially begun. Another summer passed by in the blink of an eye, it was time to go back to the grind. It was the start of my third year teaching high school art. I couldn’t believe two years had already passed. I had survived, so far, with only a few hiccups along the…

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Visual Journal Page 72: Being Your Lady

I have the most wonderful marriage of fours years, he is my hub and I am his lady. Four years of marriage, preceded by five years of dating, nine years of being together, and I am happier than I was on day one. Before meeting Nick I was a bit cynical when it came to…

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Visual Journal Page 27: Discover Beauty in the Unexpected

As an artist it is my job to create visual representations. Whether this means using paint, clay, collage, or photography, is realistic or abstract,  I am presenting an image to my viewer. As an artist it is my goal to bring light to my subject matter and in turn enlighten my viewer with my ideas…

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Visual Journal Page 18: My Mom

When I look at this photograph I imagine a twenty-something-year-old wandering through an abandoned barn, enjoying a spontaneous afternoon outside. I visualize humid air weaving through the open doorways and cracks in the siding. I imagine a couple having a picnic, snapping a few pictures, and enjoying an afternoon the way most twenty-something-year-olds do, wasting…

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Craft Project: Baby Announcement, Handmade Cards

I recently decided to add to my Etsy shop and try my hand at designing handmade cards such as greeting cards, announcements, and invitations. I started by making Nick and my Christmas card this year (I will post about that soon) and loved the process. I wanted to offer a variety of styles so I…

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