Thursday, April 10, 2008

School work for sale... haha

We finished the semester alive... it's a miracle!!! Dustin got really good grades, and he deserves them with all of the 3 hour tests that he took this semester (I never saw him).
I've decided to show the world my artistic skills, interpretation: I finally have something worth showing. (I would display Dustin's homework, but accounting stuff isn't really that fun to look at). For those of you who don't know, I am an art major, but my emphasis is in Photography. This means that I have to take classes that I really don't want to take (or rather that I feel slightly incompitent taking), like drawing and painting and such things... this semester I took my first class that introduced me to the painting world. I have so much respect for painters now! My teacher was really patient with me and once when I asked for some help on something he asked what and when I told him, "It looks like I threw up on it!" He asked me what my major was, I replied that I was a photo major and his response was this, " I think it looks great!" I still think it looks like I threw up on it, but my teacher actually liked them and he took pictures of them before he gave them back to me. Here they are....






Personally I prefer to do the design side of art, rather than the drawing or painting...





The first image is a picture that I took off of the internet, enlarged it, simplified it, and inked it in. I liked that one. My beetle was hung on the wall (where the good people get stuff hung up) it was really fun to have something I did make it on display.


6 comments:

Stephanie and Co. said...

Hooray for you and Dustin! Are you coming to visit us now?
I love your ink drawings. Seriouly. They look fabulous. I am jealous that you have such skills. (Did it take you like an hour to do the shading on her upper lip?)

David and Jaclyn Chadburn said...

Alisha,

You are amazing!! Glad to hear you survived school. I will let you know if I do...if you don't hear from me in a few weeks consider me passed out or completely unconscious. Love you! I am glad that we can blog together now. I have found it to be more and more addicting...or maybe that is just because it is way better than doing homework!

Alma and Nicole Smith said...

i think you did an awesome job alisha! congrats to the both of you for finishing the semester!! we are just into our busy time and hopefully will be back to normal life in 1 week. i must admit i like your photos better than paintings, but both look great...way better than i could do :)

Anonymous said...

Say, Hey, Girl, I didn't know that we had an artist in the family. Loved your ink pictures. And you do math too. Dustin got a winner! But, we already knew that, didn't we?
This was a complete surprise, both pictures and a new blog. How great can life get?
Love, Grandma Bette

Chelsea Nicole said...

Alisha, i didn't realize how talented you were! All of them looked amazing, i couldn't ever do that

Katie said...

gerta. you're so talented at drawing AND painting! you're getting closer and closer to finishing. :) you rock!