Holding a copy of "The Lonely City" by Olivia Laing in front of Hopper's "Early Sunday"

Mid-Book Review, and a Museum Day Trip

I picked up The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Lang about a week ago, and while I am enjoying it a lot, it’s extremely different than what I was expecting. I remember seeing this book everywhere I looked when I first moved to New York last summer. I wanted to…

collage sketchbook spread

Attempting to Collage an Entire Sketchbook [blog + VIDEO!]

If you read my last blog post, then you know I just recently submitted my very first sketchbook to Brooklyn Art Library! Well, turns out that I loved the process so much that I've decided to have another go at it. Last time, I filled my sketchbook with drawings of the places I've lived in…

spread for The Sketchbook Project

Adding My Sketchbook to Brooklyn Art Library!

As some of you may know, I have been working for the past year or so at a place called Brooklyn Art Library, which is the world's largest collection of sketchbooks! What's so cool about this place is that anyone in the world can add their sketchbook into the collection, and this year everyone on…

Week 2 and 3 of #The100DayProject – This is still really hard

OHMYGOD this is still so hard. How is that possible? I thought the saying was that it takes 2 weeks to make a habit. I just finished week 3 and I still wake up in a cold sweat at night realizing that I haven't drawn anything yet today. Ugh. Maybe week 4 will be where…

First Week of #The100DayProject: Thoughts, Plans, and My First 7 Drawings!

Whew! My first week of #The100DayProject is complete! I've had a lot of fun so far pushing myself to actually draw something every day. Wednesday night for example, I was so tempted to go to sleep early and just draw two things the next day to make up for it, but that doesn't count in…

I’m doing the #The100DaysProject !

Image courtesy of https://www.the100dayproject.org/Lately I've been feeling really dissatisfied because I realize that I feel like I have no time to be creative anymore. Between my job, having a social life, going to the gym, and running errands, it's easy for things like drawing in your sketchbook to fall to the side.I follow a lot of…

Visiting Vincent: A Van Gogh-Themed Trip to France

In celebration of his 165th birthday today, I'm sharing my Vincent Van Gogh themed trip in France! For as long as I can remember, I've always loved the work of Vincent Van Gogh. Growing up my parents would often take my to the Boston MFA which has a few Van Gogh's in their permanent collection,…