Aug 102016
 

About a week and a half ago, I was in NYC with my family and we stopped at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a day of fun. While there, we saw the exhibit, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.” It is about the place where old-school fashion techniques meet technology. It is also about how one technique isn’t better than the other, rather, how both traditional fashion techniques and new techniques in fashion using technology can complement each other. What I found most fascinating about the exhibit was watching the production of the pieces, the hand-beading and stitching, and the intention behind each piece. Great stuff!

Here are some of the most striking pieces I saw:


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If in NYC, I urge you to check this exhibit out. It is quite beautiful.

I find that viewing beautiful things inspires me to not only find the beauty in life, but also to bring this beauty into my writing and other creative projects.

Happy creating!

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May 132016
 

Every couple of years, a family member or friend gets me a gift which I love and this makes me so happy I could burst.

This year, I received a 24-pack of Prismacolor Premier colored pencils and I have to say, they are quite nice. So nice, that I have begun drawing again.

This is the Prismacolor Tin:

Prismacolors Pencil Tin

And these are the perfect colored pencils:

Prismacolors Pencils

Pretty, huh?

I have already started drawing and hope to do some more in the near future. Keep creating y’all.

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