Part III of 939 Drawings: Charles Beneke, You Asked for It

Posted on May 30, 2013 in art, online | 11 Comments

So, since I started this project, a few of you have decided to change up your profile pictures and/or make requests. You know who you are, Charles Beneke–Cedric Jones-Charlotte Eisel. And, Tim Dooley, I don’t even know what to say about your new pic. Wow. Ahem. So this one is for you, Charles Beneke. First […]

Part II of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on May 29, 2013 in art, online | 12 Comments

I have realized that by designing this project to succeed, I have assured that it will be sub par. This is not atypical behavior for me. The artwork I made in my undergrad years rarely met my expectations or showed what I was capable of. Deadlines made me nervous, so I often rushed through things. […]

939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on May 28, 2013 in art, online | 14 Comments

I was at the Office Store a couple of days ago and, as per usual, my sole purpose for being there was just to buy black ink for the printer and boxes full of resume paper. And there’s always something kind of embarrassing about that. Not quite as embarrassing as when you have to get medicine […]

DIY Book Binding, Vol. 1: The 4-Hole Pamphlet Stitch Mini Book

Posted on May 26, 2013 in art, books, DIY | 5 Comments
DIY Book Binding, Vol. 1: The 4-Hole Pamphlet Stitch Mini Book

I love being able to make my own books for note-taking, grocery lists, gifts, journaling and sketching. You can spend a ton of time and cash looking for an interesting journal with good quality paper, or you can make your very own at home! In this tutorial, I’ll show you a basic 4-hole pamphlet stitch […]

Hot Cheetos and Toffees: The Things Students Say

Posted on May 1, 2013 in teaching | No Comments

Yes, at times it can be a thankless, 20-hour a day job where you may want to pull your hair out, snap pencils in half and make your syllabus billboard-sized and in all bold, italicized type. But we love it, anyway. Just kidding… but sometimes it feels that way Sometimes you have students that just […]