Tuesday, September 13, 2011

vision boards, skateboarding and figure drawing


Worked on a vision board over the weekend. I wanted to make something I could look at to help me stay focused while I'm at school. Maybe the next time I'm getting frustrated with homework, a glance at work of my artistic role models will help move me forward.


Trying something new, again. I tried taking up skateboarding a few years ago when I first started dating Denny as a way to fill in my love for snowboarding during the warmer months. However, it wasn't as easy as I'd hoped and I eventually stuck my skateboard in a dark corner somewhere. BUT! It's a skateboarder's heaven around here, I've seen so many longboards and skateboards so I asked Denny to bring mine down. Although I stumble a lot, it's a fun and quick way to get around campus. Plus, I gotta look silly and practice if I want to be halfway decent.


Thirty minute figuring drawing from this morning's class.

3 comments:

  1. "Its not about how you look. Its about how you see" I never heard that one before! I love it!

    I dig the orange chucks! To me, you'll always be Naruto heheheheh

    Gah!!! Long boards! Its kind of my dream to do that if I can't go surfing [yet]. I don't want to break my bones though! Looks like a lot of fun! I'm glad school is treating you well and keeping you busy. I knew you could do it!!! I'm really fascinated to see your journey unfold. I believe it will be a good one!

    Candy and unicorns,

    Sarah

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  2. It resonated with one of the key points my figure drawing teacher wants us to learn, which is "how to see." plus being thrown into a brand new land with lot's of strangers, i've been questioning everything including how i look lately, although i'm trying not to.

    i miss my blue hidden leaf village chucks, haha!

    I must say, long boarding, in terms of travel, is really super easy. Much easier than skateboarding, imo, and I'd rather have a long board. Alas, I don't, so I must learn the balance of a skateboard, which isn't too bad, and maybe after some time, i can do a trick or 2 :D

    Thanks, I'm super curious to see whats it store as well :-o

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  3. The Vision Board. I have mine facing away from me. I have to turn my vision board back around and get with the program. :)

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