I walked to work this morning through a -35 F windchill. So painting a beautiful winter scene was strangely therapeutic. It’s nice to be able to see winter as beautiful when the reality of MN winter is that after 5 minutes of being outside your tears freeze to your eyelashes, and after 20 minutes, exposed […]
If you have ever known anyone in graduate school, you know there’s a point in their career, usually near the end, where they go a little crazy. For a friend of mine, that crazy manifested itself in little people he drew on glass stoppers, living in a styrofoam box house, who eventually had lots of little baby glass stoppers. So for his Christmas present this year, I used his crazy as inspiration to create “the good and bad of grad school”. Each stopper is a different friend he made while in school (the good), and the insanity caused by the experience is, of course, the bad. It’s possible I just found my crazy too ….