From September, 2014

Dilapidated

During meditation yesterday, had a memory of childhood interest in dilapidated buildings. There is a world of abandoned building Youtube videos, if you just dig a little. The tiny house in my backyard was abandoned in an alley in East Vancouver, only to be found by me on my walk home from work. Some kid’s…

The Grossest Thing I Ever Made…

I am in the beginning stages of about 3000 projects right now, and all the “excitement” is being stored in my right foot. I have a job that requires me to stand for hours on end, and when I googled “searing pain in heel while standing”, all symptoms point to plantar fasciitis. Maybe… but I…

Something About Stonehenge

Stonehenge has been in the public eye lately. New discoveries blah blah blah, more mystery and intrigue. Some really interesting theories about why, when and how. I recommend going down your own google rabbit hole on this topic, as I have many times and it’s never been more interesting. I made my questionably accurate miniaturized…

Whoops

 Sometimes I joke about cutting off a finger to get out of work.  I have been saving this Barbie Chef’s knife from my childhood, and I never knew why until today.

Immolation

  When I was a kid I watched an episode of Unsolved Mysteries with my Dad,  all about Spontaneous Human Combustion.   It was perplexing to me, but wonderful science has taken some of the fun out of it.    If you read about it,  its really just a bad timing sort of thing.  You are old, possibly drunk, or on a ketogenic diet,   you fall asleep with a lit cigarette and you become a human candle.  Its one way to go, and you will certainly be the talk of the town!     I made this paper scene,…

Art Brut

My friend Jenn Pearson (fellow hairstylist and incredible artist, not to mention the lady with all the ideas), has recently enlightened me to some terminology about the art world. We were speaking about how pretentious the art community seems at times, and she refered to this term I had never heard before; “Outsider Art”. The…