It's Been A Long Time

I'm pretty exclusively addicted to Pinterest, but I keep this blog for reference and nostalgia.


Mad Men

This was the best part.



Born Again

Materials/Process: Images of lips from fashion magazines are cut using an assortment of heart-shaped craft punches and assembled with pins on a foam panel.
Dimensions: 48 x 48 inches
Date: 2008
David Adey does some fascinating work.  I know I've said it before, but I have os much respect for artist who embark on these painstaking processes to make their work. I'm just not that kind of artist and it's amazing to me the patience that some people have. Make sure you check out Swarm as well, it's crazytown. 



i'm obsessed with her
i must try to emulate her poise

poise 1 |poiz|
1 graceful and elegant bearing in a person : poise and good deportment can be cultivated.
composure and dignity of manner : at least he had a moment to think, to recover his poise.
2 archaic balance; equilibrium.
be or cause to be balanced or suspended : [ intrans. ] he poised motionless on his toes | [ trans. ] figurative the world was poised between peace and war.



i believe in windy days



Stop & Smell the Roses

Artwork by Jessica Stoller via


Composition #2

family is difficult

or maybe it's just me

New Jams

The hubbs and I got some sweet new (or old) tunes this weekend including...

I love that type, it's beautiful.


Composition #1

I'm going to start doing a few compositions a week as a design exercise just for fun and to see what comes of it.

This is #1.



I just watched The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, it was brutal but I can't stop thinking about it.

I've been somewhat obsessed with heroines lately and I've been mulling over the characteristics of those women in literature and art that I find inspiring and why I find them so.  

What makes a woman worthy of recognition? Beauty? Intelligence? Strength-moral, physical or emotional strength? Skill? Mystique? Perseverance? Just being a straight bad ass? ...



Hello from ant1mat3rie on Vimeo.


Blows My Mind

Riusuke Fukahori. This shit is crazy.

I thought at first glance that they were real fish encased in resin, which would be rude.  But the fish are actually painted layer upon layer of resin. Watch the video-it's ridiculous.

I'm very much the oposite of a meticulous artist so to see someone else's process who painstakingly captures every detail just blows me away.  I need to challenge myself to work in ways other than my normal M.O.



This is my new puppy, Auckland.  She is great!