Looks like I didn’t have much occasion to produce cool art projects, but did churn out a few good projects and a lot of nice little exercises. The major project during this time was getting a job, with a contract ending in January and a new job not coming together until the end of May, I had 6 weeks of hardcore job hunting with some art making. (The job hunting developed into a pretty amazing little code project, as I created tools to automate aspects of my job search and drastically increased the number of applications I could send out per week.)
Looking at this art makes me sad. I miss events, participants, and audiences. However, this also cements my preference against investing time into works for my house or the street. It’s much nicer to be appreciated, and large events with educated audiences provide that to me most.
Boxes and Planters
Other Birthday Art
Art in the Wild
My carpentry is getting very solid and easy. I can do a wide range of things and am even making some things nice, instead of rough. However, my motivation to produce art is down and I am forced to confront digital art. A few weeks into a socially-distant world, I am still uninspired by and uninterested in digital art. In-person experiences are so much richer and remain critical to my work, as the elements of surprise, scale, light, touch, and interactivity I’m most interested in are missing from digital experience.