ART CLASS DAY 16: LETTERPRESS DAY 2 AT SFCB

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May 22, 2016 / By / 1 Comment
Day 16 of my 30 days of art class was the second day of a 4 day intensive letterpress class at the ps”>San Francisco Center for the Book. After getting to know the letterpress shop the day before, I felt far more comfortable on day two. I sort of knew what I was doing! Our […]

Online harassment spoken out loud

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April 27, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
This. Is. So. Very. Good. Just Not Sports just released a fantastic PSA of sports reporters Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro sitting across from male sports fans who read some of the anonymous online hate messages the women get every day outloud to them. Read more at the Washington Post.

My Final Oil Painting Project

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April 21, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
After my 30 days of art project, I was inspired to take my art instruction to the next level. That’s why for the last 12 weeks, I’ve been taking an adult education oil painting class at the San Francisco Art Institute (fancy). I’m pretty proud of my final oil painting project, a recreation of John […]

Online abuse disproportionately affects women & people of color

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April 13, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
File under: unsurprised. Anyone who has spent any amount of time in any sort of online spotlight has already discovered that people on the Internet are awful. Especially in anonymous comment sections. Ask any community or social media manager about their worst day and, after wincing, they’ll typically describe a day when someone from their […]

Art is not magic, it’s part of being human

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March 19, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Beautiful visual piece on NPR about an elementary school art teacher. Best quote: “Art is part of being human. It is not a magic skill.” drawing by La Johnson, NPR