Low-Commitment Projects: Yaddo Map Paintings

by brittany on August 15, 2016

katrina's grave and southwoods

This is a series of paintings (and one drawing) I began while in residence at Yaddo.  I spent days walking along each path and road, using a running app to track my movements.  I used this and google satellite view to create a new Yaddo map, then started the paintings based on that landscape.  See Yaddo Map Paintings at Low-Commitment Projects.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Pool Patterns

by brittany on August 1, 2016

pool patterns pool

Pool Patterns is my latest Low-Commitment Project.  I created these painters and masking tape patterns on the fence surrounding the pool at Yaddo.  The sad part was the removal–it took longer to take the tape off than to put it on.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Mis-packaged Foods, Part 2

July 4, 2016

I continued this series, and you can see Mis-packaged Foods, Part 2, as this week’s Low-Commitment Project.  These are pepper sardines.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Mis-packaged Foods, Part 1

June 20, 2016

These Tomatillo Eggs look sort of like eggs with emo hair to me.  See them and the rest of the project, Mis-packaged Foods, Part 1, at Low-Commitment Projects.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Rope Landscapes

June 6, 2016

I’ve been working on this project for ages, and I’m pretty sure I’m not done.  I dyed a bunch of rope, then sewed it into mountainous and island-ous landscapes.  See them as this week’s Low-Commitment Project:  Rope Landscapes.

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Low-Commitment Projects: National Park Mini Posters, Part 2

May 23, 2016

This week on Low-Commitment Projects, Part 2 of my National Park Mini Posters.  Go there and print them out for yourself.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Matisse Centerfolds

May 6, 2016

I made cut-outs inspired by Matisse’s, but based on Playboy and Playgirl images.  Warning:  awkwardly cut and lumpy paper nudes on Low-Commitment Projects in Matisse Centerfolds.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Specials Board

April 25, 2016

Three Specials Boards for this week’s Low-Commitment Projects.  Yum.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Local Ads

March 14, 2016

This week’s Low-Commitment Projects:  Local Ads.  These are 18″ x 24″ watercolor and ink paintings based on local ads from my childhood.  I mean, who was more famous than Tom Peterson?

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies with Strawberry Dust

March 10, 2016

These were over-the-top delicious.  You wouldn’t (or I wouldn’t) think the non-chocolate cookies would steal the show, but these do, both for eating and looking.  Rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread spiked with aromatic lavender is finished off with a dusting of intensely tangy and fruity strawberry powder.  That all adds up to Lavender Shortbread Cookies with […]

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