Desert Life Art

Desert Life Art

Here are the collections of art that I made during my time with the Desert Life program in July 2016.  This first gallery has the sketches, warm-up activities, and watercolor tests/practices that I did while I was in New Mexico and Texas, as well as the cyanotype prints and “resinations” that I talked about in …

7/28 Rio Grande

7/28 Rio Grande

Percha Dam State Park Today was a wonderful day for relaxation. Good thing too, because I wasn’t feeling so well…I took a shower in the morning, and then I ate a few pancakes with some mini bananas for breakfast.  After breakfast, we were told to find a secluded place where we could focus and really …

7/27 Valley of Fires, Rio Grande

7/27 Valley of Fires, Rio Grande

Valley of Fires (continued), Percha Dam State Park Our last day in Valley of Fires….I’m going to miss this place.  In the morning, we had breakfast and then got ready for a morning herp hike.  We were hoping to find a rattlesnake and a collared lizard this time, but still no luck.  We did, however, find Sceloporus …

7/26 Valley of Fires State Park

7/26 Valley of Fires State Park

Valley of Fires After a night of crazy wind, thunder, lightning, and rain, we woke up to a beautiful morning surrounded by the black rock lava formations of Valley of Fires State Park. For breakfast, we ate cinnamon oatmeal, bananas, and milk, and then we were off to explore for our hike. The gnats were really …

7/24 Oliver Lee State Park

7/24 Oliver Lee State Park

Desert Life Here we go – my second adventure through ART+BIO Collaborative!!  I’m very excited for this trip, especially since I’ll be exploring and gaining new experience with the desert habitats of New Mexico and Texas! 😀 I’m also looking forward to learning more about art+biology, getting more field experience, developing my ink+watercolor art skills, meeting new friends, and doing some …

Island Life Art

Island Life Art

This summer I realized I never posted the artwork I made during my Puerto Rico trip, so here it is!  These are the sketches, warm-up activities, and watercolor tests/practices I did while there.  Materials used include pen and ink, watercolor paints, watercolor pencils/crayons, graphite pencil, and charcoal. And these are the bioart installations that I talked …

Childhood Nostalgia

Childhood Nostalgia

Just came across this today: http://vegalleries.com/gall.html It has all kinds of animation/art companies that I look up to: Disney, Dreamworks, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network…the things that made me love art and animation in the first place ^_^  I definitely want to keep this around so I can look back at some neat art; I love discovering the backbone work that …

3/12 Final Day in PR

3/12 Final Day in PR

Today was such a bittersweet day.  After breakfast, we traded our cards with each other.  I ended up basing mine on the different species of lizards that we found.  It was so cool seeing everyone’s unique styles together on the table and all the memories that they brought back to us.  Then we packed up …