On The Joy of Not Doing Anything

It's summer in Madrid. The city is empty, as shops close for the month of August and families flock to the beach to escape the heat. It's my favorite time in the Spanish capital. It's the perfect time to grab a spot on a terrace, eat at my favorite restaurant, and enjoy doing nothing. Over …

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52 Self-Portraits

One of my main projects for 2018 was a self-portrait a week using my Instax camera, as taught in Vanessa Oliver-Lloyds 52 Portraits Class (sadly no longer available). Some of these photos were taken on the same day, as I often was behind or if I ran out of film. I used some of Vanessa’s …

Christmas in Morocco

We spent the holidays in Morocco and I finally got around to finishing my Moroccan art journal. Because we were with family I wanted to spend as much time as I could with them so left my art journal until we came back to Madrid. It was a really incredible experience, minus a few hiccups. …

Italy Art Journal

Art. Pizza. Architecture. Scooters. Markets. Gelato. Beaches. Blue. Those are the words that sum up my trip to Italy this year. My partner and I explored Naples, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Salerno, Paestum, Pompeii, Matera, Bari, and Palermo. It was a trip I had been planning in my head since I was a little girl. …

52 Self Portraits

At the start of January I embarked on another journey of self-discovery, using Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd's self portrait class. It's a series of prompts to take one photo a week and represented your self. Unfortunately the class is no longer available to purchase. Like all of Vanessa's classes, it's developed its own meaning and become so …