Tag Archives: portraits

girl crush: Charlotte Caron

5 Jan

charlotte_caron_4_20120522_1734477467 charlotte_caron_18_20120522_1350918441 ours-polaire2I don’t often share my gushing over other artists, because there are just so many amazing contemporary artists to ooh and aah over… but when someone’s work literally renders me speechless, I consider it to be share-worthy. I have a massive girl crush on French painter Charlotte Caron and her series of incredible hybrid portraits! “This series of paintings, photographs, are trying to respond to a form of duality… ultimately creating an osmosis between the two mediums, between the animal and the portrait.” Such a beautiful idea and so gorgeously executed. Screen Shot 2013-01-05 at 5.55.36 PM

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my autumn

4 Nov

 

So far this season, fall has been beautiful and fleeting. Suddenly November arrived, and the trees lost their leaves; I have been left with rain and even the season’s first snowfall. I did my best to capture my experience with autumn so far, especially after my friends shared theirs.

a walk around Zuckerberg

25 Oct

One of my besties Heather and I did a fabulous walk around Zuckerberg Island last week. This island sits amidst the Columbia River and is just a short walk from my house. I’m always amazed at the beauty of nature; from the simplest things like a fallen maple leaf amongst grey rocks to a mosaic of mountain and sky amidst the pine cones and branches. A walk through the woods always lifts my spirits… not to mention spending quality time with great company.