I found a blank ikea picture thing and decided to paint it. I don't really paint very often, if I do it's only on scrap stuff, or things I find by the dumpsters. I'm not good at painting, so painting on scrap or trash seems to justify it. Well, it was trash anyway! It's easier to paint whatever comes to mind. Whenever I bought a canvas I always felt like I really had to paint something awesome to justify the cost.
The first one I did a month or so ago, I found an actual canvas! So that was cool, I was really inspired by this painting in Slab City. I can't, for the life of me, find it. :( It was really cool. But yeah, some random paintings.
Hey hey! Like I said briefly last time, I'll be tabling at the Underground Comix Market at the Greenwood Collective. :) Turns out it's Saturday APRIL 5th, noon-6pm. So much time to mosey! Looks like there's going to be a great bunch of artists there and tons of local goods to purchase.
I'm going to be selling my coloring book, magnets, zine, and screenprints. Some of my stuff will be free, so come for free stuff!!! Also, my sister will be tabling with me, which will be pretty exciting. There's 25 tables filled with artists in this underground area, some are sharing- so like I said, lots of awesome local art to check out.
Here's the facebook event link, if you're into that facejazz: https://www.facebook.com/events/650424151684756/
Alas, the address!!
8537 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
I hope to see you there! ;)
My first zine! I've wanted to make a zine for a very, very long while, but always waited to gather a group together to make it. Unfortunately, or fortunately, everyone who was involved with this project ended up not contributing (besides the sustainability survey). So the lesson here is do what you want to, don't wait on other people. That being said, I would love to have other people invovled on future issues.
The zine is on current issues, which is quite broad. I focus on sustainability, and generational differences. But of course there's plenty of art and poetry. There is a drawing by Kalen Knowles in there, so that's awesome. But it's in a sense a call for community, small scale. I've had a hard time finding a local support system for artists and activists in the city. Which is super sad considering the local scene used to be organized and represented fairly well in the early 90's. So if you have any interest in being involved in any way, let me know, I'd be very happy to feature your work or plug a local show.
Also, one thing I am very proud of is the zine is printed on 100% SUGAR CANE BY-PRODUCT!!!! :D This means no trees, and actually helps the planet as the by-products are usually burned! So I'm very happy about that.
Right now you can pick up a free copy at Black Coffee Co-op on Pine. I will try and get some down at Left Bank Books in the next couple days. But I'll also have them at the next Greenwood artwalk, where I'll be tabling and selling coloring books, screenprints, zines, and such- mostly for very cheap or free ;) That's not until April 18th, so I'll post about that event later.
Like I've stated before. This is for my art and music. I'm trying to get more of the music up. I do political folk originals and a variety of traditional. This vid is of my favorite traditional folk tune, Henry Martin! My apartment is not quite ideal for recording songs as I have birds. . . and a cat. And they all make themselves known in this video. Enjoy!
So I did the album art for the wonderous band, Amelia Circle. Above is the cover. But! It's now available for purchase. You can check out their music, and more of the art on their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AmeliaCircle They're also on iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon mp3. If you want a physical CD (I highly recommend) just send 'em a message. Yep! :)
Hello! I'm Cascadian colored pencil artist extraodinaire.