Aug 24, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 14, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Schoolwork: A performance/video piece for Time Based.
"It is an exploration of discomfort. It is about how uncomfortable it is to interact with someone who has smudged make up or lipstick on their teeth; about the discomfort of the participants when asked to create something usually accidental and avoided; about the uncomfortable relationship between a make up artist and the their subject, the vulnerability involved; and about my own discomfort regarding make up, and how clownish I feel when I wear it."
Posted by ali at 5:59 PM
Aug 5, 2011
(sketch of my grandpa, charcoal and white pencil)
My goal right now, for schoolwork and my own work, is to get out of my creative comfort zone. To use media and techniques that I'm not used to, nor good at, nor that I even necessarily like. Make mistakes. Learn from them. Failure is great.
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
My series of 3 drawings, for the second week of our CSI project. I've been taking inspiration from Susan Collis' macro-sculptures and Shaun Tan's illustrations. And I've made myself the criminal.
Aug 1, 2011
I began playing around with collage in the holidays, after Megan gave me a foot-high stack of her old magazines. Which I promptly mutilated, completely. This little piece was done as a thank you - tailor-made as she's mad about photography, tea, and macaroons. Yumm.
Recently I've been doing drawings on the bakery's blackboard during my shifts, so I can almost convince myself I'm a paid artist... of sorts. I was so glad when they introduced these pies: the picture before this was the new sticky date pudding, which were much harder to make seemingly appetizing, as they look like sticky brown lumps.