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Skyspace

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art / photography

I finally woke up early enough to experience James Turrell’s Skyspace light sequence. Walking up to the space, the quietness of the morning was quite eerie as if  sound had been wiped out just in this part of the world. I’ve seen plenty of beautiful pictures of the space before, but experiencing the lights in person is really amazing. As I walked up the stairs to meet my friend, I couldn’t help but exclaim that […]

Chihuly

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art / Places / Travel

Chihuly Gardens was surprisingly one of my favorite places in Seattle. I admit that flowery glass sculptures sounded like a cheesy idea at first, but walking through the museum and seeing all the beautiful spectrum of colors and glass pieces was quite an amazing experience.  The grandeur of those glass sculptures are pretty neat to see in person. (photo by Khoa T.) (photo by Khoa T.)

Year 3

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art / Phamily

We celebrated Olivia’s big t h r e e by spending the day at the museums checking out some amazing exhibits and indulging in some delicious chicken & waffles and biscuits . The Kusama: At the Edge of the Universe exhibit  left us wanting more time in the her colorful and ethereal spaces. I was able to check out the exhibit a few days ahead and on the second go, it was nice to experience […]

paper goods

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art

I’ve been a big fan of Corrie Beth’s hand crafted paper plants for awhile, and since I didn’t really teach a big lesson on paper design this year with my students, I thought it’d be a good excuse to get my hands on some paper with the art club kids and make some plants for our fundraiser this year. Also, I was able to use up all the old ceramic pieces lying around the store […]

summer workshops

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art / Workshops

The last two days, I spent hanging out with my colleagues at a mini conference at the MFAH. This would be my second year attending and I always like to do these kind of workshops to get inspiration and get me going as August approaches along with another school year. This year, I attended both days and did four workshops making a book sculpture, coloring book collages, watercoloring in the style of James Turrell, and […]