365 Project

A design a day for one year.

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please excuse this interruption

This little piggie went to McCurtin County, Oklahoma: I’ll be back on September 21 with all the missing daily posts from my hiatus.  

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day 21: introduction to lasers

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day 21: introduction to lasers

I’ve made it to three weeks in, and today’s project should lead to a lot of exciting pieces in the 324 days to come. I just became a member of ...

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day 20: gem calendar

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day 20: gem calendar

Today’s post is the continuation of some sketches and prints that I’ve been meaning to make into a calendar. Gem and geometric patterns like ...

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day 19: chinese zodiac

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day 19: chinese zodiac

Just a series of Sharpie drawings for today: my favorite animals from the Chinese zodiac, tiger, ox, goat, snake, and pig.

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day 18: holidays, shmolidays

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day 18: holidays, shmolidays

Phew: almost missed my deadline this evening! Here are sketches for holiday cards that I worked up in Illustrator. I’d like to use these concepts for ...

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day 17: hex pattern

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day 17: hex pattern

It’s back to graphic design today with this continuous pattern in four colorways, made in Adobe Illustrator. If you’d like to use it, contact ...

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day 16: plaster master

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day 16: plaster master

I’m bending the rules again today for another two day project: slipcast Christmas ornaments, made from a three-part plaster mold.  I’m hoping ...

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day 15: sneaky

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day 15: sneaky

Well, after one week in, I’m already bending the rules a little, but this piece took a little while to come to fruition: just a panel of orderly ...

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day 14: portfolio update

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day 14: portfolio update

Today, I met with the great people of The Design Idea and presented my work in my updated portfolio: vinyl decals, recycled paper, and great memories of ...

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day 13: lines

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day 13: lines

Today’s challenge: line, in 2D and 3D! The illustration is from a letter to a very wonderful friend, and the string ornaments are prototypes for ...

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day 12: campus at night

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day 12: campus at night

ASU’s campus at night:  

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day 11: coral messenger

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day 11: coral messenger

Coral is one of my favorite natural patterns, but this coral’s in white, just like many of the ocean’s reefs. This is my small statement in ...

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day 10: sedona, continued

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day 10: sedona, continued

Xanadu egg houses, cult leaders, pagan deer statues, crystal shops, vortices, psychotropic plants, nude hippies, natural arches, and red stone cathedrals: ...

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day 9: postcard from sedona

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day 9: postcard from sedona

I finally visited famed Sedona, AZ yesterday, hence this belated postcard featuring beautiful Cathedral Rock. I hiked to Devil’s Arch, basked on a ...

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day 8: la croix earrings

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day 8: la croix earrings

One day at Target, my sister and I spotted 12-packs of La Croix on sale, and we bought 25. These 90’s inspired earrings are made of sterling silver ...

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day 7: shorts

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day 7: shorts

At long last, I finished two pairs of shorts, just in time for my end-of-day deadline. From Vogue pattern 9008, I had some trouble finding the right size ...

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day 6: wire and energy

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day 6: wire and energy

Bill’s class at ASU will be working with wire for their next assignment, so I’m the test student again. This time, I made a wire agave plant: ...

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day 5: alaska run for women

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day 5: alaska run for women

The Alaska Run for Women will celebrate 22 years of fighting breast cancer and supporting survivors in 2015. This is my submission for their design ...

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day 4: heat

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day 4: heat

Adjusting to Arizona’s climate has been a little rough for a redhead, but Tempe’s food tries very hard to make up for it. My skin and the many ...

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day 3: quilling & origami

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day 3: quilling & origami

Another part of Bill’s papercut assignment was to test out quilling. My homemade toothpick quilling tool (per these instructions) worked really well, ...

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latest projects

Miss Sydney – baby stationary

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Miss Sydney – baby stationary

new pots: may 2014

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new pots: may 2014

the alaska club – programming

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the alaska club – programming

2014 Art Walk Palmer

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2014 Art Walk Palmer

spring classic 9

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spring classic 9

2014 prints

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2014 prints

object runway 2014

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object runway 2014

happy gnu year

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happy gnu year

December Art Walk – Palmer

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December Art Walk – Palmer

October Art Walk – Palmer

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October Art Walk – Palmer

matanuska peak painting

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matanuska peak painting

design portfolio

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design portfolio

waxed cranes

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waxed cranes

alaska’s apothecary

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alaska’s apothecary