Art

Memorial Day Baby Bird

Memorial Day Baby Bird

A little baby bird flapping around, but not flying yet, was all a flutter today while Napoleon watched from the window. You can bet that the parents were chirping loudly in a separate, nearby tree as the cat chattered at the birds through the window […]

Summer Trunk Show: “I Wanna See Your Peacock”

I mentioned I was participating in the Downtown Racine Corporation’s Public Art Event this year in this post. The theme is Summer Trunk Show and I chose the design of a peacock. (This was last year’s submission of the flower pot for the theme of […]

Summer Trunk Show: 2012 Public Art Event in Racine

Summer Trunk Show: 2012 Public Art Event in Racine

This year’s public art event from the Downtown Racine Corporation was announced last week and I’ve already submitted my design even though it isn’t due until March 13th. The pieces this year are trunks, last year I made the flower pot in this post. I […]

Messy Art Preview

Messy Art Preview

I had a little bit of messy fun this weekend working on something for a friend.  All done with my hands! Here’s a little art preview.

Potsarazzi: Finished Flower Pot

Potsarazzi: Finished Flower Pot

I forgot to take pictures before I turned in my flower pot for the Downtown Racine’s 2011 Public Art Event: Potsarazzi. Otherwise I would’ve posted it sooner! These were all taken at the hoedown preview party at Wingspread in Racine, Wisconsin.

Potsarazzi: Flower Pot Update

Potsarazzi: Flower Pot Update

This is my progress from last Friday. Saturday and Sunday I started the grouting and I’ll post more pictures soon! It’s looking great so far and I’m excited to finish it this week. It’s turning into a more beautiful project than my design.

Paris Remembered

Paris Remembered

This is a recreation of Lorraine Christie’s Paris Remembered.

Potsarazzi: The Beginning of the Flower Pot

Potsarazzi: The Beginning of the Flower Pot

This is the original flower pot. I had to sand off some of the the finish that was put on it, but it’s made of fiberglass and really light. You can check out my original design here and see my other progress here and here. […]

Potsarazzi: Garden Stakes

Potsarazzi: Garden Stakes

I put a coat of polyurethane on the stakes this weekend. The paint was chipping off too easily, but I hope this helps for a little while until I get them sealed.  They turned out alright, but I put more work into them than I […]

Potsarazzi: First Week Roadblock

Potsarazzi: First Week Roadblock

When I first got ready to start the Downtown Racine Corporation Public Art Project I was excited to start my plans for the mosaic design on the flower pot. I never realized how large the garden stakes were before I saw them in person. I […]

Potsarazzi: Design Submission

Potsarazzi: Design Submission

In order to register for the Downtown Racine’s 2011 Public Art Event, you have to submit an artist design packet. You fill out your information and you also sketch out your designs and list materials while also providing ‘proof’ of previous artwork.

YouTube’s Life in a Day

YouTube’s Life in a Day

I submitted footage to Youtube’s Life in a Day Contest last summer. We were to videotape our lives on the day of July 24, 2010 and then we had some time to edit until we reached our final project. Here’s my footage that I submitted […]