Stripes and a Pussy Bow

Stripes and a Pussy Bow

I wore this to see the Pennsylvania Ballet. At first I thought the puff sleeves made my shoulders look a little too wide…

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Commitment

Commitment

I’m working on a Bargue foot right now, but it’s not as far along as I’d like so I thought I’d share a couple of my more organic pieces.

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Modern Victorian

Modern Victorian

This is one of my favorite blouses. I got it from Vintage Archives on Etsy. I had to have it because of the high, ruffled neckline and the coil pattern…

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Two Profiles, 50 Steps forward and 50 Steps Back

Two Profiles, 50 Steps forward and 50 Steps Back

I started in on this lady last month, but I think I’ll backtrack a bit and copy some of the earlier plates. The shading is pretty complex for me, so I’m going to put the training wheels back on for awhile.

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One Gray Sweater Dress Two Ways

One Gray Sweater Dress Two Ways

These two ways aren’t dramatically different, but…

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Two Torsos, Or What I’ve Learned from Drawing Poorly

Two Torsos, Or What I’ve Learned from Drawing Poorly

This is my current Bargue plate in progress. I’m learning how to shade properly, which I used to think I was pretty good at.

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The Two Made One

The Two Made One

Hello there. This is me, and I’m wearing an outfit.

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Three Heads

Three Heads

The beauty (and burden) of art is that it’s subjective. Whether or not art is “good” depends entirely on the person viewing it. This allows for a wide range of styles and techniques to have a place in the art world, for better or worse.

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The Lady’s Guide to Moshing

This weekend, at a Wu Tang Clan concert in Austin TX, I found myself in the middle of a mosh pit. I had never had the pleasure of moshing before, and was a bit unprepared. Considering that you too might like to enjoy the mosh experience, I developed this handy guide.

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Tchotchkes, Bag, and a Chair

Tchotchkes, Bag, and a Chair

I think I’m starting to remember how to draw. I hadn’t really drawn anything in years when I decided I wanted to get back to it.

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