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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Visual Journal Page 36: If I had a Bucket List…

This all began with my love for sushi. I could eat it every other day, filling in the off days with pizza and steak, never getting sick of it. However, the reality is I can’t eat it every other day because on a good day it costs $25-$30 every time I go.┬áDespite the $30 price … Continue reading »

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Mixed Media Art: Encaustic Water Tower

  This is the second piece mixed media art I want to share with you from my new series, mixed media objects. This one is made using similar methods as my chair painting (click here to see it). I collage patterned paper to create a base and switch between melting layers of wax and cut … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 35: Making Things a Little Bit Brighter

Something was off that day. I don’t know if I woke up on the wrong side of the bed, didn’t get enough sleep, or if my students were really being that bad, but this particular day was a rough day. I truly don’t remember a specific event making things go bad, all I remember is … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 34: Putting Things Back Together

It was spring semester, my second year teaching. My first year dragged on in the begnning, and flew by in the spring. I felt like this entire year was flying by faster than I could sit back and process it. Spring semester meant an entire new group of students, and a fresh start after Christmas … Continue reading »

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Mixed Media Art: Encaustic Chair

I am very excited to share my most recent art series. I began experimenting with encaustic collage with my fork and spoon paintings (click here to see them) and recently tried out patterned paper collages, and fell in love! I have always enjoyed collaging, which is evident through my enthusiasm for visual journaling, and I … Continue reading »

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