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

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 […]