elenahpowell

Super sweet blogging award and a lot else

In Edinburgh College of Art, Interesting things, Rambling, Sketchbook Project 2012, Sketchbook Project 2013 on December 22, 2012 at 2:48 am

This is going to be long. I was so excited I got nominated by Oxford Lady for something I didn’t even know existed, I have questions to answer and everything. So I shall nominate Genre Cookshop, because it’s pretty much the only blog I read on a vaguely regular basis. I’m awful at doing that.

Cookies or cake? mostly cookies >; cake, unless it’s carrot cake.
Chocolate or vanilla? for what?! Ice cream? Chocolate. Cake? Depends. Cookies? Probably vanilla. I can’t think of anything else.
Favourite sweet treat? ooh…nice ice cream. Or jelly beans.
When do you crave sweet things the most? when I’m tired.
If you had a sweet nickname, what would it be? I already get called jelly belly, I think that’s enough!

More good things… I have feedback from assessment, and it’s lovely. Feedback makes me happy.

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Yesterday I handed in my Sketchbook Project 2013 at the Brooklyn Art Library (special day trip, just for that), goodbye sketchbook. My 2012 book was back at the library so I got to see that again. If I’m ever back in Brooklyn I have a library card now too. There was so much lovely stationery, I could have spent a fortune. But didn’t. I got described as “an artist from the UK”, which doesn’t happen often! Folded out 2012 sketchbook and the manifesto that (possibly) got me into ECA.

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I have a lot of phenomena, which is why this is going to be so damn huge. I was looking up things about the subway yesterday, might add that in another time. Unless you desperately want to know the number of trains currently being used, or the busiest station in 1994.

26. 19th December 2012, 9:32am
Sneeze. Shower.
27. 19th December 2012, 10:05am
Yawn.
28. 19th December 2012, 10:07am
Notes/index cards – dropped from window? Picked up 2. 3 images. Foster Ave.
29. 19th December 2012, 10:09am
John’s (bad) Welsh accent
30. 19th December 2012, 10:11am
White plastic bag flying through air
31. 19th December 2012, 10:11am
Bins (on sides on pavement) rolling in sync.
32. 19th December 2012, 10:14am
Rubbing hand against stubble.
33. 19th December 2012, 10:48am
Quote: “Why is there a lay person sitting in the chair?”
34. 19th December 2012, 11:08am
Interesting lampshades, Newkirk Plaza
35. 19th December 2012, 11:12am
Missed screenshot of 11:12
36. 19th December 2012, 11:16am
Jolt of train starting
Manhattan bound B
37. 19th December 2012, 11:24am
Chewing gum on handrail. Sticky.
38. 19th December 2012, 11:43am
Siren that sounds like the soup dragon
39. 19th December 2012, 11:51am
Dragging feet through dry leaves
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
40. 19th December 2012, 11:52am
Sound: walking through dry leaves
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
41.19th December 2012, 11:53am
Sound: running through dry leaves
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
42. 19th December 2012, 11:56am
Sound: (illegal) lunch in a cemetery
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
43. 19th December 2012, 12:11pm

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arranged fake flowers on grave
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
44. 19th December 2012, 12:14pm
Pinecone
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
45. 19th December 2012, 12:17pm
Pink flower
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
46. 19th December 2012, 12:19pm
Fake leaf
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
47. 19th December 2012, 1:32pm
Quote: “They were forever sawing arms and legs off back then.”
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
48. 19th December 2012, 1:45pm
Sound: talking/singing around/on Leonard Berstein’s grave
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
49. 19th December 2012, 2:49pm
Sound: reading letters to Basquiat around Basquiat’s grave.
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
50. 19th December 2012, 2:54pm

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Dice left on Basquiat
Green-Wood cemetery, Brooklyn
51. 19th December 2012, 4:02pm
Peruvian band
Atlantic Ave station
52. 19th December 2012, 4:03pm
Sound: steel drums
Atlantic Ave station
53. 19th December 2012. 4:06pm
Man in red sweater knitting
Coney Island bound Q
54. 19th December 2012, 4:12pm
Sound: subway voiceover & unexpected music
55. 20th December 2012, 10:07am
Sound: waiting.
56. 20th December 2012, 10:11am

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face drawn on street light base
57. 20th December 2012, 10:40am
Blue light reflected between two subway carriages
58. 20th December 2012, 10:45am
Sound: music and voiceover
14th St & Union Sq
59. 20th December 2012, 10:49am
Sound: guitar/accordion/vocals and train noise
L
60. 20th December 2012, 12:43pm
Quote: “We have an artist here from the UK”
Brooklyn Art Library
61. 20th December 2012, 1:06pm
Sound: talking in veggie cafe
62. 20th December 2012, 1:48pm
stickers on manhole cover

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63. 20th December 2012, 1:50pm

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stickers on back of sign
64. 20th December 2012, 1:52pm
Sound: pile driver
Williamsburg
65. 20th December 2012, 1:54pm
Sound: pile driver
Williamsburg
66. 20th December 2012, 1:55pm
Sound: pile driver
Williamsburg
67. 20th December 2012, 1:55pm
Sound: pile driver
Williamsburg
68. 20th December 2012, 1:55pm
Vibrations from pile driver
Williamsburg
69. 20th December 2012, 1:57pm
Sound: pile driver
70. 20th December 2012, 1:57pm
Video: waves and pile driver
71. 20th December 2012, 2:06pm

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Sticker on sidewalk
72. 20th December 2012, 9:16pm
Sound: bottle blowing
73. 20th December 2012, 9:16pm
Sound: bottle blowing
74. 20th December 2012, 9:16pm
Sound: bottle blowing
75. 20th December 2012, 9:16pm
Sound: bottle blowing
76. 21st December 2012, 9:21am
Quote: “Don’t nobody touch me, I’m having a good morning”
Manhattan bound B
77. 21st December 2012, 9:45am
Sound: train noise
78. 21st December 2012, 10:19am
Very very lovely news.
79. 21st December 2012, 11:03am
Sound: Guggenheim gallery noise
80. 21st December 2012, 12:4pm
Good vegan food & raw sushi (evidence: chopstick wrapper)
81. 21st December 2012, 1:25pm
Sound: noise of trains on above platform
82. 21st December 2012, 2:10pm

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Piece of tree speared on railings.
83. 21st December 2012, 3:29pm
Sound: gallery noise
Brooklyn Museum
84. 21st December 2012, 3:34pm
Sound: gallery noise
Brooklyn Museum
85. 21st December 2012, 3:45pm
Adding wish to Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree, Brooklyn Museum

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