This blog is now on hiatus. I haven't worked with resin in months and it's probably going to stay that way. The jewelry thing was fun and I have a pretty nifty collection of stuff to wear now but I'm not going to sell any more. It's time to focus on the road to graduate school. I'm about to start applying to programs for 2011. I have a blog dedicated more to art type stuff: http://cynthiaburton.blogspot.com. I'm working on mixing two crafts, baking and crocheting, into new artwork. These two things have really consumed me since last summer. I learned to bake and crochet while marooned at my mother's house out in the Utah desert last summer. I was staying with her for a few months before moving out to Mass with my boyfriend. I was so bored and miserable out at my mother's place that I took up two new crafts in the hopes of keeping busy. I've learned so much about both crochet and baking. I think they saved my life. I don't think I would have made it through that summer if I hadn't found something to keep my brain busy. I was spending most of my time laying in bed wanting to cry because I had no one to talk to, my boyfriend was thousands of miles away and I felt like I had no future.
I want to honor these skills and the impact they had on my life through art. My biggest problem right now is that I lack a space to display/assemble these ideas I'm having. I'm really excited for graduate school because that will give me the space and resources I need to make the work that's been bouncing around in my head for the last couple months.
It's time to move on to the next stage of my life and I can't wait for it to get here!