Amanda Jolley

Reflection on pattern and abstraction of the subconscious

Tag: life

How Toys Become Real

I was trapped here on Monday during a surprise downpour. Stuck for over an hour on the inner steps like the couple above, I was so thankful to have these essentials in my purse: a pocket-sized version of The Velveteen Rabbit, my handy dandy pocket Moleskine sketchbook, favorite Copic fineline pen, and small tin of Caran

What Is Normal?

As she added another event to her Outlook calendar, she shifted her priorities in her mind. What would she have to give up to fit this in? Her mind easily wandered to all she’s been wanting to accomplish, but just hasn’t had the time. She thought, “I just haven’t had consistent time in my art