I guess when you’re young, you still don’t know the difference between attraction, infatuation, and love, so you fall for little things like the way someone looks at you or the little things they say or do that you find strangely endearing and you’re not quite sure why, but you think it’s because of your naive impressions of the kind of person they are because they believe in (x) and (y), or the way they look under a certain light, or the certain tone of their voice that hints at something you think you understand, but all these moments that capture your attention are so temporal and fleeting and it goes away as soon as the first time you felt it. it’s exciting and confusing and exhausting but you invite the feeling anyway, even if you know it’s not the real thing. it can’t be. you’re young and foolish and you wouldn’t know any better.
Happy belated Halloween! In case you don’t follow me on Instagram or Facebook (of which I’m more active in these days) here’s my 4th annual DIY costume! Bjork? Yeah ok, I’ll accept that. Inspired by a photo I saw on Nylon a week ago. It only took me about a day to whip this up while I was home recovering from a flu virus. Yup. I was that determined!
I might just have the knack for this.
Hey guys. Last week, I participated in the HP’s Two-Smiles contest and made it as a top 20 finalist! Now I just need your vote! The grand prize is $5000! :O and it would great, no, AWESOME, if you could help me out.
CLICKY HERE then fill out your name and email address, and select “Thank You Carnival Fun” (lol) by Francesca Ramos. It’s also the same design as above! I think you can only vote once a day, so if you could vote at least twice that would be awesome.
THANKS SO MUCH, tumblr friends! <3 <3 <3
I’m on a hammock. Life is great.
Take it. Take everything. It’s yours. It only depends on how much you really want it.
Permit yourself a tiny dose of happy delusion.
Spontaneity feels like an achievable but temporal act of bravery.
Admire everyone from afar. It’s the safest distance.
Love is still the most powerful thing in this world.
For GeoGraphic Design class, we were to make three different maps in three different perspectives and three different scales. I was stumped at first, but decided to follow my instincts and take advantage of my recently adopted fixation of Organizing Things Neatly. So I made a map of CalArts using collected flora from our grassy areas. The pebbles designate my route around the school, while the leaves are intentionally placed in the location that I found them in.
I’m liking this class so far. Maps are fascinating because they aren’t necessarily objective, and even if they are created that way, people still seem to want to see some kind of meaning out of it.
I’ve been kind of hush hush all summer. All year, actually. But at the times that I do say something about what’s going on in my life, I’m usually stressed and complaining. Well summer’s over, and you might be wondering what the heck do I have to show for it? I’m glad you asked. I just finished updating my portfolio so you can take a look at what I’ve been doing all this time! Woo.
I’m going back to school next week, guys. It’s my last year at CalArts! To those who have been following me prior to my CalArts days, thank you. Your reblogs and likes and messages have taken me far, and I mean this in the most sincerest way. Everything I am at this point is influenced by you, believe it or not.
Thanks and thanks and more thanks. <3 <3 <3
I can’t possibly miss it so soon, but I do. My last day as a design intern for GOOD finally came.
But like most summer flings, I knew it had to end once the carefree haze of the summer sun faded and it was time to put your nose back on the grind. I know, I know, it’s over. At least you made sure I came home that night with a beautiful bouquet of flowers, a card full of thank yous, and memories I will take with me forever. Thanks, GOOD. It was fun while it lasted.
Haha. Now let’s update that damn portfolio.
I had this list tucked in my drafts since last year and didn’t know it existed until now. Thought I’d share my findings to my fellow (current and future) design students. :)
I made some super fast business cards for an event I’m going to on Tuesday in downtown LA. When you’re a poor art student, you become a little more resourceful, lol.
I never thought I would end up here. If you told me four years ago that I would go to the top art school in the west coast, I would never believe it. I knew I wanted to make a difference with the talent and skills that I have, but it’s only until now that I’ve been granted the opportunity to work for an amazing company that truly shares my values and ideals. I’ve never felt so blessed!
I’ve forgotten how much I wanted this so bad once. I’ve become so busy living it to realize that this used to just be a dream.
Never forget those lonely nights where you would lie in bed wishing your life was something else. I’ve come to realize that the small things you do unwittingly contribute to your future, sometimes sooner than you’d think.
what can i say? i’m experiencing the inevitable descent.
final reviews. fiiiiinaaaaal reviewwwwwwws.