I met Jaydee Dizon, a Los Angeles artist, during a documentary photography class I attended through Venice Arts. Until then, Jaydee considered herself a landscape photographer, but early in the class she produced some highly compelling autobiographical photos, including Rice Face, a self portrait that ultimately launched her powerful 20-woman identity series.
Long before just about everybody was doing infographics, National Geographic was publishing some of the most gorgeous, absorbing and instructive picture stories in the world.
An article we came across, 10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal, really inspired us, but #7 was the best. It comes from Simon Mottram (founder of Rapha sports clothing and accessories), who advises, “Envision what you will be remembered for.”
I’ve seen my design work on posters, websites, billboards and buses, and I’ve seen my chrysanthemums on wallpaper, clutch purses and duvet covers. Nothing beats seeing them on Holly.
Earlier this year, in response to a self portrait assignment in my photography class, I spent some time exploring “other selves” using posterboard and sharpies. The project was so much fun, I’ve been wanting to do it with more people. This weekend, I’ll get that chance at a workshop for teens…
I made myself get over to an event at LACMA back in January of this year, and am so glad I did. Korean-born artist Youngmin Lee gave a demonstration of bojagi making, and brought with her a glittering lode of stunning samples […]
Somewhere between “all things Print-on-Demand” and “Creating a Design Culture” lies a turbulent explosion of ground-breaking startups. These are people who are acting now on the growing creative potential of emerging technologies…
I did this as a birthday gift for a friend a little while ago, and was just thinking there must be other scholar-gentlewomen. It’s still up on flickr, so if you know a scholar and a gentlewoman (or are one), you should download it and maybe make a teeshirt transfer or a balloon.
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