Thursday, December 6, 2012


Hallelujah finals week is OVER! I can finally breathe again. I thought I was going to have a mental breakdown I was so stressed. It was definitely the worst and most intense finals week of my college career thus far. It’s my own fault, since I procrastinated all my school work till the very last second. I hate myself sometimes.

Once I got back to school after Thanksgiving Break, I had to write three research papers and study for two exams, on top of a ton of art projects for my studio classes, which are all time consuming. Especially if you want them to look halfway decent. During my painting critique on Wednesday, four people pulled me aside and asked if I was okay.

Haha that's how stressed I was. My face broke out, I wasn't sleeping, I didn't have time to workout and I was under eating. It's all apart of the authentic college experience though, right? I took my last exam this morning and immediately came home and ate a bunch of fruit and vegetables and went into a 4 hour slumber. It was much needed.
But I’m proud of myself for getting all my work done and now I can just relax and look forward to Winter Break. Now that it’s over, I’m jumping right back into my routine of getting enough rest, working out and eating right. I have over a dozen paintings to create over break, a few of which are commissions! I'm so excited for that!

So those are the last paintings I did for my painting studio class and I’m really proud of them! The first three are self portraits from my 'No Evil' series and my final project was an inspiration painting of Vladimir Kush's 'Butterfly Ship' painting...and I incorporated my future husky, Milo. He's playing with butterflies.

Much love guys!!


  1. Wow! That butterfly ship is beautiful . . . just like its creator.

  2. You take commissions? Out of curiosity, have you ever heard of the Old Kingdom series?

    And, lucky! I'm not done with finals until next week

  3. Love the paintings, but the photograph is brilliant!

  4. Creative :-) I love the paintings

  5. First, I'm so glad you made it thru finals in one piece. I was getting stressed out just reading all that you had to get done. Secondly, you're super talented, as I'm sure you already know (you can call me captain obvious).

    The paintings look great! Keep it up man, and find some time to relax for realz. You deserve it!

  6. @fanofcasey: Thank you! And thank you for always commenting on my posts and for all the amazing advice you've given me thus far! Hope you’re doing well man

    @meandonlyme: This is my first commission and I'm so beyond nervous and excited. I haven't heard of the Old Kingdom Series...what is that? And good luck on your finals!! I'm sure you'll kick ass.

    @olderbutnosmarter: thanks dude! Ironically my mom snapped the pic, who barely knows how to work her phone, so photo credit goes to her ha

    @Sinia Safi: Thank you very much :]

    @captain obvious: For real, I felt re-stressed while writing this post! My apologies for stressing you out. lol Thank you very much for the compliments, I really appreciate that Jack. I am relaxing now and my acne is starting to go away! Yay

    1. The Old Kingdom Series is a book series. I love how this one place in there is described, and it'd be cool to have a picture of it or something, but I have no artistic ability of my own lol

  7. Love the paintings!! You have some serious talent.

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