four sketches for anna

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Anna, for you and your wonderful distractions. Thanks for the song that made me dance and a story that nearly made me cry.

Gorillaz, O’ Green World

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rusty notebook } the d.a.

the dumbass feature

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help!

PrettyGreenBullet is down.

wet days, dry nights

drawing pictures to sad, sad music

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Thank you Loft965 for introducing me to this so-it-was-written-about-me-and-you song that made my eyes rain.

Tina Dico, Mines 

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zeri crafts notebook } the infirmary

the infirmary. the two sadu motifs are sucking all the blood out of her

the infirmary. the two sadu motifs are sucking all the blood out of her

I don’t like this at all. But it got a pretty favorable response on Instagram, so I guess I’ll post it. Hashtag Instagram is Bible. Read More

watercolor sketchbook } the entreaty of versailles

 

the entreaty of versailles

to beseech or not to beseech

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one k comes as the other k goes

wonderful accidents

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For the past few weeks the mere thought of writing in this book has made me anxious. There was so much going on and I had little inclination to write. I don’t understand why. So I’ll share some of the highlights of my days here.  Read More

girls explore } a visit to LB o J’zazz and other things

she avoids traffic by staying as far above it as possible. note: i took this photo while waiting for my sister-in-law jana and my brother mo to greet their little baby boy

she avoids traffic by staying as far above it as possible. note: i took this photo while waiting for my sister-in-law jana and my brother mo to greet their little baby boy

The girls visited my friend Lubna at her studio LB o J’zazz last week and decided to stay behind. That’s OK because I know Lubna’s taking good care of them. In fact she’s taken to photographing them too. Here, you’ll find two of her photos among mine. Both the girls and I are in good company indeed! Read More

carbon imprints } future exhibition residue

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I’ve been working with carbon paper for years now and still find it fascinating. Here I’m sharing some of my latest scraps, including several that I’ve inverted just for fun.

Listen here to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Kiss Them For Me.

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leporello } sometimes life is more manageable in sections } part II

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today i made a t-shirt for my nephew and i think i will make some more

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only after this photo was taken did i realize how much i matched my home. i think i may keep the shirt for me

My nephew Mahmoud saw a shirt I had painted a while ago and said that he would like one. I was so flattered by his request that I couldn’t help but oblige him.

Listen to Eez-eh by Kasabian

girls explore } eve van vaterbearer on instagram

behind the scenes

sunday, august 10, 2014, 12:02 pm } my name is eve. what's yours?

sunday, august 10, 2014, 12:02 pm } my name is eve. what’s yours?

I decided that Eve has worked hard enough, frolicked long enough and has enough antics under her belt to merit her own Instagram account. And she deserves a last name. Here she is: Eve van Vaterbearer. Follow her on @stories_of_eves. Read More

leporello } sometimes life is more manageable in sections } part I

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I just ordered two accordion notebooks and am so excited to create my storybook drawings in one of them. I was inspired to use this format after I visited the Etel Adnan exhibition at the Mathaf Museum in Doha last spring. And thanks to my own exhibition’s co-curator Namkha for teaching me the word ‘leporello’. I love it. Read More

three odes to the venn diagram

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Happy birthday, Mr. Venn.

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in duplicate and triplicate } they dance to andrew bird

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Yesterday I posted a video to Instagram which I felt needed to be longer, because I am momentarily in love with Andrew Bird’s song Nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the Left. So I am posting the song here, along with a slideshow of more Duplicate and Triplicate drawings.

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