my print and pattern process always starts with my freehand ink drawings. sometimes i pull an element out of those drawings and that motif can take on a life of its very own. and sometimes i just like to go back to basics and and leave a drawing as is. these examples from my collaboration […]
Project : Echoes 2 (08.13.10) My second installment in the Echoes project takes me to an image I took of the famed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. This amazing building was designed by one of the masters of modern architecture, I.M. Pei. I titled this installment “the Shape of Things”…to me you have […]
I am going to fast-forward just a little bit. I have plenty more free-hand drawings to share but wanted to share this one. It was completed just a short time ago and it was my first foray into the world of full-size drawings. On this particular day, I just decided it was time to try […]
Project : Echoes 1 (08.06.10) My “Project : Echoes” is a self-imposed, “just -for-fun” project that was inspired by “being inspired.” With this project I have paired two creative “loves” of mine – freehand graphics and photography. Throughout the year, each week, I will post the result of a selected photographic image of an interesting […]
I really love that term…visual energy. I wish that I could say that I came up with it myself…but I actually heard David Bromstad (the first HGTV Design Star and host of HGTV’s Color Splash:Miami) use it when describing what the added touches he was proposing would do for the room.