Massachusetts Tattoo Convention Seminar

Massachusetts Tattoo Convention Seminar

I am so excited to be teaching a seminar at the upcoming Massachusetts Tattoo Convention! I will be teaching a seminar called “Photoshop Techniques for Tattoo Artists” on Monday, Sept 5th at 1pm.  I will be walking attendees through 2 complete tattoo design projects, demonstrating a number of different techniques including shortcuts that will save time and energy in tattoo …

Hard Decisions…

  The last few weeks have been about making hard decisions.  Jae and I moved to Salem in the fall and it has been amazing living here… there is such a fantastic, supportive, creative community and we feel quite blessed to now be a part of it.  The flip side of this move is that our financial situation has changed …

Happy International Women’s Day!

      Today is International Women’s Day, which intends to bring awareness to the oppression and inequality of women globally.  Personally, I think it is insane that in a world which is so advanced in so many ways, that antiquated belief systems which support the idea that any human being is lesser than any other still exist.       As …

Spring is in the Air

So, 2015 is going to be the year that I actually stay on top of posting here… I am terrible at writing regularly, probably because I spent 8 years in high school and college writing and was pretty over it by the time I was done.  But, seeing as that was 15 years ago (holy hell… I can’t believe its …

Preparing for your Portrait Session

Here are just a few simple things that will help you get ready for your Glamour or Fashion-Styled Portrait Session with Art and Discord Studios:  Skin: Proper skin preparation is incredibly important for an image!  If you would like to get a facial prior to your session, try to schedule it a week beforehand, in case you have residual redness.  Also, …

Model Portfolio: Evan

Evan is a new model who used to be one of my employees at Hot Topic– he was always interested in getting into modeling but wasn’t quite sure where to start.  We had a couple of mini-shoots at work, to show off some new merch on the store’s facebook page, but we never really got a chance to get together …

Birthday Adventures to the Quabbin Reservoir

Yesterday was the probably one of most amazing days I’ve had in a while!  My husband and I were able to spend the entire day together, revisiting a number of places that we haven’t had a chance to go in many years.  We started off our adventure driving back roads to Worcester, to drive by our old apartment and around …