It's been only a few short weeks since my father died of a heart attack, and today I finally did something substantial to take care of myself in my grief. I took myself to a safe space. For me, that safe space is a yoga studio.
In October 2015 I traveled to Jaipur, India to learn traditional block printing methods first hand. While the materials and tools I use to carve my own blocks are more modern and accessible, what I loved the most was witnessing the master carvers and printers in their home environment.
Creatively Sustained is a shift in perspective and a personal manifesto.
As a direction for my personal brand, Creatively Sustained developed out of my experiences living in a demonstration passive house in 2016. But the greater story had been taking shape for years before that...
There's no excuses if you want to start creating T O D A Y - here's how to make a block print without fancy or expensive supplies - you probably have everything you need in your kitchen or home office already.
My sister in law is due to have her first child in a couple of days, and this morning I woke up to 29 text messages waiting on a family thread that touched on the topics of: false labor, watching GLOW on Netflix, whether or not my brother will faint in the delivery room
June was a very busy month for me, with a blockprinting workshop, a road roller printing event, and eventually deciding to take a break from social media for the summer months so I can keep working towards my BIG surface design goals