Portfolio Project: HTML Only Library Facts Website


Something that I didn’t mention in my post about How I Fell Into Art Journaling was that art was not the only thing that I discovered during those weird and uncertain years of my life. I also discovered that I have an incredibly nerdy love of coding thanks to Codecademy.

I still love to code and I am continuing my ‘homemade’ coding education with Rob Percival‘s Complete Web Developer Course on Udemy. So far, I am loving the course and Rob’s e-book, which comes free with the course. His e-book actually has great concrete tips for making money for your coding talents and I love that idea (since I’m currently putting myself through grad school!).

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Podcasts While Creating


In the past I have either put on music while I am working at my art desk, put a movie on my laptop, or just enjoyed some quiet time. But I recently got into a couple of podcasts and so I started listening the them while I am creating. So far, I am loving the combination. I feel like my brain is getting a massage because the creative side of my brain is chugging along and at the same time the analytical/listening side of brain is also working.

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How I Fell into Art Journaling

Me as a new grad.I graduated from college in the spring of 2012. I had a full-time job and an apartment in San Francisco, so I didn’t need/want to move back home with my parents. This was the extent of my post-grad plan. This led to many months of wondering what to do next and, more importantly, what I wanted to do next. I was searching for answers to the following questions: Who am I? What does it all mean? What is so great about being an adult? Yikes!

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