In life, we all have periods where we feel beaten down by things. It could be situations we are in, something that happened, people in your life, or just the monotonous, everyday humdrum of working life that does it. Recently I’ve been fighting back against depression and anxiety, but not because I’m unhappy. I have a…… Continue reading 3 Ways to Beat Depression & Anxiety
Art has always played a significant role in my life. As true as this is, I must admit that much like many others, when classes go into full swing, art falls to the wayside and Netflix is my BFF. Still, once in a while during the semester I’ll drag out my paints or sketching supplies…… Continue reading Paint to Dirt
One of the best memories I have is learning to crochet with my Grandma. When I was between 10 and 12, my Grandmother taught me to crochet. Crocheting is more difficult to some than knitting, but for me it’s the opposite. I never learned to knit, but I’m great at crochet. I loved being able…… Continue reading Crochet Me A River
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.