Art as a Spiritual Practice

Lent started a couple weeks ago. For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s 40 days where Catholics (and I know for sure Lutheran, but I don’t know so much about other sects of Christianity), commemorate the 40 days Jesus was in the desert. We usually give up something (typically something dietContinue reading “Art as a Spiritual Practice”

Daily Dragons of June Day 2

So, the theme of Day 2 of the Daily Dragons of June is “Fruit.” I didn’t have a particular idea in mind when I chose the theme, but as I was falling asleep last night, I was reminded of this uncanny coincidence that happened in my life last year. When I was living in Italy,Continue reading “Daily Dragons of June Day 2”

Does Art HAVE to Be Political?

In my research on how to make my own art blog better, I’ve been researching other art blogs. I found the ones that are the easiest to find seem to be groups and collaboratives of artists as opposed to independent individual artists, which is fine. I did find that many of these groups are involvedContinue reading “Does Art HAVE to Be Political?”

Lenten Project: Day 5: Finished Drawing

Welcome to my¬†One Painting in Forty Days¬†project. I haven’t been blogging every day, but I have been spending time on this every day. Welp. I got the drawing finished much more quickly than I anticipated. Hooray! Drawing on wood wasn’t really as daunting as I thought it would be. I kinda messed up though. IContinue reading “Lenten Project: Day 5: Finished Drawing”