September 2017

Angie Marino / 2017 / September

You're probably thinking.. what does turquoise have to do with networking?? Well.. let me tell you.. So if you didn't already know, I'm a silversmith. For the most part, I only work with silver and turquoise. Living in the Southwest, turquoise is pretty easy to come by. BUT, if you don't know much about it you can be spending WAYYYYYYYYYY too much money on it. When I first started I just went to the local jewelry shop where I got my tools and bought stones through them. Unfortunately, they took advantage of...

I'm not going lie and some of you are probably going to judge me but, I don't care! Whenever I'm stuck in a rut with fonts or just simply feel like wasting time looking at what new fonts people are coming up with I always like to browse "Da Font". No shame! But really, sometimes I can spend hours mindlessly looking at font and it's the best thing. It gets my creativity going and gives me ideas for drawings and designs. The site is pretty basic and super easy to navigate....

I'm not going to lie.. Drawing with charcoal is probably the most relaxing and rewarding kind of art to me. Although it is just for fun for me, there's something so soothing about it. If you have never tried charcoal, I highly recommend it. It's forgiving if you mess up, so if you mess up it can easily be fixed! Also, once you have all the charcoal laid down on the paper, you get to smear it all in! I took a basic drawing 1 class at a community college...

"Turquoise, the color of the heavens above. Feeling the wind in my hair, whipping through the changing winds. A free rider of my passions I am an artist. An athlete. A designer. An aggregation of form, athleticism, and design. I render my expressions with nature, a silversmith, intricate with detail, painting with turquoise stones, expressing my natural environment. An athlete, where I absorb the world around me, introverted, yet focused on my sport, bicycle motocross. A designer, where I infuse my artistry and athletic natural into one, design." If the word "future" doesn't give you...