I Promise I haven’t Given Up on Art


I’ve been teaching a watercolor and a bookbinding class this semester, and I absolutely love it. It’s great because I get paid to teach people about something I love, and take time in my schedule to create stuff. In the watercolor class I’ve been working on and off, mostly on representational imagery. It’s been a long time since I’ve done that. Since high school almost.

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I’m teaching a bookbinding class as well and it has motivated me to work on a few projects. I just finished a Coptic bind that turned out nicely, I used some wallpaper that I got from the free fabric distribution a couple of months ago. It works really well with bookbinding!! I also really love that there’s velvet on the paper, I just want to crawl into bed and cuddle with this book. I also got around to making a “planner” of sorts for my brother. Over Christmas break, I noticed that he uses small spiral notebooks for his planner, so I thought I would make a notebook case for the demonstration in my class. It turned out really well, I think it looks kinda manly. Rugged maybe?

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    1. Maria says:

      I especially like the watercolor of the birds. I love it.

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