Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Salt & Pepper

So, after making a quick model of a salt shaker for yesterday's entry, I couldn't resist creating its complement and running a render while working on my paper for my MFA. Love being able to bounce back and forth between the digital and the traditional.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

When It Rains...

Just got the check from insurance to replace the carpet. We've been rearranging 3 rooms in order to get my studio upstairs... finally out of the basement into the light.

In the process, I've been pushing through some pretty severe neck and back pain... numbness and tingling in my arms no less. Makes for some difficulty in trying to get things done while working and living life. Starting PT Thursday.

One bright spot... I might have a real commission to do a children's book!  

A wise man once wrote: "Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides. You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors. So don't try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way." Looks like I'm in for another round of character building. Bring it on!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

More issuu...

Another issuu document, this time from my publishing portfolio.

Carpet's being ripped up... worse than we first thought. Might just move the studio to an empty bedroom upstairs.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Water, Water Everywhere...

So, it's Wednesday already, and where's my post? My only answer... life happens!

We've been busy getting my Dad's house ready to go on the market after some pretty extensive water damage from burst pipes. In the midst, we've been helping my oldest daughter and her husband get their new condo ready and getting them moved in.

Of course, at a most convenient time (is any time convenient for this?) my carpet in my studio is soaked from a leaking water pressure gauge. You know, one of those pinhole leaks that keeps spitting a small, steady stream, enough to soak the padding before it starts to show up in the carpet. Needless to say, I'm a little preoccupied. 

So, no, I'm not slacking.

Friday, May 1, 2009

discovering issuu

Discovered this week...

Booker T Washington

Another of Teddy Roosevelt's firsts was being the first president to entertain an African-American to the White House.