All the things around us are formed from shapes. It’s a simple idea, but a powerful one. Not an artist? Have you ever tried to draw a person, or a car or a tree? We instinctively know how to do this as [...] Read More
But most importantly, we can change what we do. We can buy less. Buy things of better quality that last longer. And remake things using the materials and resources we already have.
Clare Graham fills me with awe. I love this man’s work. He reuses the bits and pieces we normally associate with trash and makes them into works of substance and beauty. Coral reefs of buttons. Scrabble tiled [...] Read More
Once we break things down into basic shapes, it's not about size or personal worth. It's just about shapes. And there's no benefit to being a rectangle versus being a triangle.
But really, this is about freedom. Freedom from malls and advertising and all that pervasive junk that fills up our lives.
Have I mentioned I'm not patient? I know. It's a virtue.
I'm not trying to scare you. But the goal here is for you to be able to make something right away, not sit and curse at it helplessly.
PS: My favorite answer to "think outside the box"? "You've never owned a cat."
This is the ultimate summer stock for wearable artists. You bet I’m going back.
I refuse to live in a reality without this hope and possibility. And it seems I am not alone.