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Archive for April 2012

My First KickStarter

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: April 23, 2012

My birth month this year is steadily producing pleasant surprises for me, which is more than welcomed considering the setbacks I’ve been facing as of late. I have plenty to update people about regarding the current art series I’ve committed myself to, but have been swamped as of late. From creating a WePay campaign to signing up […]

A Color Scheme Inverted

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: April 21, 2012

  While I have my personal preferences to color, as a graphic designer I incorporate the use of color psychology to persuade my audience. When experimenting about four years ago with my favorite color scheme, I began to notice that it was becoming usefully popular outside of historical references. At the time I was enthusiastic […]

Iron Pour Event Foodie

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: April 15, 2012

Yesterday I attended the Student Art League IRON POUR!! at Appalachian State University (ASU).  I wasn’t able to splurge on an iron face mold like I wanted to, because what little money I currently have is going towards school supplies for my painting class. If not that, then food. Which luckily the ASU Student Art League […]


Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: April 14, 2012

Just when I thought computers brought the latest developments in graphic design, I found there’s still room for inventing new printing techniques. I heard about the new printing technique called Latexgraphy, while attending an artist’s lecture and their exhibit. Latexgraphy was invented and perfected by Priscilla Romero Cubero. This technique uses latex molds that replicate […]

An Artist View of the Yugoslav Civil War

Posted by: Amiris J. Brown on: April 2, 2012

  This past Thursday I attended an exhibition, lecture, and reception given by the painter Laura Buxton. The exhibition focused on the Yugoslav Civil War during the Nineteen Nineties, and consisted of paintings along with sepia ink drawings. Other than the oil on board In Mourning Self Portrait of the Artist by Laura Buxton in 1995, […]