Monday, September 26, 2011


Here is an abstract collage that I did recently as a birthday gift. I started making collages like this after a project we did in painting class in Colby, and I've loved doing them ever since. The funny thing was that such collages were really hard for me to make at first, but later turned out to be my favorite assignment. Like I told my professor back then, I can see more of myself in these than in some of the other art pieces that I've done.
The collage below is called Curtain Closing, and it's actually a group of three collages.

Sunday, September 18, 2011


This summer was quite tiring; in between work, moving, and various art projects, I've barely had time to relax properly. I really needed some time off, a week of not going over task lists in my mind all the time or tossing and turning in bed thinking about campaigns, events, or about getting cable TV for my house. That's why I was really looking forward to my second Greek beach break this summer, this time not just for a short weekend, but for a full week. I spent it luxuriously lounging on the beach with my Kindle, taking photos, catching up on my sleep, and clearing my mind of work clutter. I also went on a short cruise along one side of Athos, enjoying the views of the monasteries. The sun, the crystal clear water and the beautiful pink sunsets made me feel like I was in a different world, one where there was no stress and no crazy deadlines. Ah, if only...

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