Archive for January, 2014

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Sophomore Semester Summary

I turned 20!

First, note the awesome alliteration of my blog post.  Before publishing each blog, I always like to think of a catchy alliteration, but not every time can I concoct one.  Luckily, this time it worked!

It may appear, due to the scarcity of postings in the past six months that I haven’t been up to much.  I would like to object to this notion in stating that lack of content does not mean lack of activities.  But, I do admit that my calendar hasn’t been as jam-packed and full of events as last year.  This blog will be dedicated to two things:

1. What I have been up to this past semester
2. How I feel being a sophomore

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Monday, January 13th, 2014

A Passionate Illustrator

Tomi Ungerer - Moon Man

Far Out Isn’t Far Enough was recommended to me by my mother who thought I would enjoy a documentary about the life of an artist, illustrator, and a forward thinker.  I am grateful for the suggestion, as I have become intrigued by Tomi Ungerer, a man now in his 80’s who has devoted his life to drawing.  After watching the film, I rushed to my library to see if they had any of his children’s books – they did, but none in English – and I checked out a copy of The Underground Sketchbook and Fornicon, both of which I will talk about later on in this post. 

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