Blast from the Past

During some Spring cleaning I discovered this sketchbook from college. If my memory serves correctly, I found this book. The first few pages have the barely legible writing of someone at odds with a situation and a broken heart. I chose to flip the book over and begin sketching from the other side. Here is a sketch of a lamp with a scarf tied around it, circa 2006. I look back and wonder what happened to this artist? We are one and the same, and yet I struggle to recognize her. This drawing is nothing like my style today, which feels rushed and chaotic. I miss this version of me I think. I wonder if she is tucked away somewhere.

Old-school

Here is a painting that I unearthed from my college days, circa 2002. Done in acrylics on a paper called folio, this is my dorm room scene from the vantage point of my desk. I attended Pratt Institute, the first two years being at it’s satellite campus in Utica, NY. The first two years were the best college experience I could have asked for. The professors were amazing, and I even held onto a couple of friendships all this time. I guess that’s what I see when I view this painting.  Enjoy!

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