Online abuse disproportionately affects women & people of color

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
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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

QUOTESTHOUGHTS
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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

ART CLASS DAY 15: LETTERPRESS DAY 1 AT SFCB

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February 6, 2016 / By / / Post a Comment
I already knew the San Francisco Center for the Book was badass. My bookbinding intensive was AMAZING. So when I signed up to take the 4 day letterpress intensive, I knew it was going to be, well, intensive. Day One The best part of these classes is that you just get RIGHT IN THERE and […]

Thankful

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January 14, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Feeling very thankful this week. Hope your 2016 is going well.

Merry Christmas

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December 25, 2015 / By / / Post a Comment
Used some of my newly acquired hand lettering skills to make a few beautiful gift tags for my family. Here’s my favorite (made for my mom!). I used my fancy new calligraphy stylus. Here’s a practice run attempting to use the gold colored ink: