some weekend ish.

this weekend I art directed a photoshoot for a campaign we’re working on in my advertising design class and it was great. We thought we wouldn’t have models, but these beauties were willing to lend us their faces last minute. these are a few shots I grabbed on my iphone during the shoot

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this is life as of late.

i have just over a month before i apply to BFA, and i’m starting to go in panic mode. If you’ve wondered why i’ve been bad a blogging, that is my excuse, i promise to make it up to you, just bear  (bare?) with me. please. for now here are some pictures from my phone slash instagram. follow me @smilemepretty if you feel like you need more Emma in your life. and lets face it, who doesn’t? #conceitedmuch? Also my birthday is in one week. sorta.   binding my coptic book, perfect valentines day spent single, saying goodbye to hermana wise, my workspace, letterpress lab

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happiness dissected.

Some images that make me happy: sketching letterforms and experimenting with type, window light/heat,  my best friends excitement about wedding plans, and a game of no-rules ice hockey finished off with dynamite… all these images are on my instagram, @smilemepretty I’m taking “the Anatomy of Peace in Relationships” and “Positive Living”.  which kinda makes it seem like i’m currently buried in conflict and grief and trying to pull myself out of it.  If you read my blog, you probably think that i’m a pretty happy person. you’re right. i am. And yet for some reason i’m taking classes to try understand how, or what that truly means. For one of my classes I interviewed a few people about happiness. I thought it would be interesting to interview my parents and a few close friends.  I asked them what their definition of happiness was: “Being with those you love and knowing you are […]

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eyefone dump.

so mems how i got an iphone. i suppose that means it’s acceptable to use it as a camera when i don’t bring my real camera anywhere. so here is a photodump of my life as of late. please enjoy. or don’t and say you did. but in anycase leave a comment because i’m a sucker for those thingys 🙂 time to breath, eat, drink, and be inspired i fixed the buttons on this shirt and had a good hair day…unwarrented frown. kladescope photography/outfit i was proud of but had no one to take the photo… hanging out with aaron, a dear reminder that sometimes old boyfriends make the best of friends my brother made this t shirt for me for christmas, and my new roommate made us pasta from scratch.  last day in spokane, perfectly perfect. my best friend got engaged!!! went snowboarding for the first time in 6 […]

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