I’ve always had a passion for acting. Something about the process of becoming someone you aren’t, the devotion to this character, it all becomes a part of you that you never forget. The backstage antics, rehearsals and drama of it all from developing friendships, to working closely on something so creative and so important at…… Continue reading Back Stage: My Relationship with Acting
The saddest thing as a graphic design student, is realizing your beautiful studio laptop is dead in the water. That was my experience my first semester at Saint Rose, about a year before I changed majors into public relations and advertising. I had Adobe Creative Suite I had purchased the summer prior, and I loved having…… Continue reading Graphic Design: Back in action!
For quite some time, I’ve indulged in painting jewelry/trinket boxes and a number of other products such as step stools, wood plaques, trays (See featured image) and more. I sell them as well! When I first began this, I would sell my finished pieces at Fall Hill Bead and Gem in Little Falls. How I approach my…… Continue reading Box it Up!
Today there are many concerns with body image, self acceptance, and pressure from the media to be perfect. Recently some businesses and companies been listening to their publics, reacting and changing their approaches. An example of this is Sports Illustrated recently running an ad for Swimsuits for All featuring size 16 model, Ashley Graham. Sports Illustrated has…… Continue reading An Artistic Expression, Not an Expectation.
I firmly believe that everyone can and should make art. Art is a relief. Much like people go running, or to the gym when their mind is all over the place, or they are stressed, some make art. I do all of the above! When I was much younger, art and writing were two of my favorite…… Continue reading Art is therapy.
As you are reading this, you have somehow stumbled onto Crowned Laurel Art. This blog depicts my journey through art of many forms, bringing you a little glimpse of the world through my eyes in each and every post. Check back soon for updates and posts about my art, jewelry boxes, art tips for my readers as well…… Continue reading Welcome to Crowned Laurel Art!!