2012 will be about simplifying.
Less of… Hacker News. Only consume digest and links recommended. Twitter. Only consume via mobile. It is distracting otherwise. Pinterest(?). Pin, do not visit site unless looking at a board for a specific task. Reddit. Facebook. Use that time instead to… Read books, actual books. Make things. More concretely… Mobile sites, games, apps, sandboxes. Paintings. ...
Paintings in progress & last post of 2011.
Dear internet - I’ll be spending the last few days of 2011 on the road along the west coast. In the meantine, please enjoy your holidays and a few work-in-progress shots started yesterday shortly after finishing Birds of a Feather. See the full gallery on Posterous <3, Susan
Post-grad life metaskill of 2011: Scaling.
One thing I’ve never paid much attention to while in school were milestones in school. They are neatly cut-off by semesters, tucked into smaller deliverables determined by weeks. It was fairly easy to know when to pump it up and when to slack a little. For example, the strain of powering through finals is met with a period of complete relaxation at the end, without that, it’d be hard...
Early new year's resolution: a goal & a barrier.
Amongst all the great things which happened during my company design retreat, the greatest meta benefit for me personally was that the experience sharpened my focus for choosing the path I walk. I’m sharing this one piece specifically because it concisely puts out there, and serves as a reminder for myself, what my intentions are for life.  Some context: the task was the choose 2...
Sharpie Sketches | beautiful people & red ink
In which I use my secret weapon  to draw things. This what happens when I like you: You occasionally, okay - often, end up in my doodles. Some are better than others. FOREVER immortalized. ;) Now, featuring the gorgeous girl behind Behind the Seams, one of my favorite fashion blogs. I have an immense girl crush on Trang. & now, a red, coral, & pink...
Illustrator'd: Totoro, Totoro hats & Self
See the full gallery on Posterous In the search for a highres photograph of myself that I could stand, then coming up empty handed, I decided that I’d stick with the illustrated route. And with my newly found option+click skills, this is what became of that experiment. It’s not often I add the blog url into the image, but when I do, I think it’s when something actually...