More Florence Things: Art Making and Gold Gilding

So… I’m finally having a bit of an “off” day. Tuesdays are insane for me, so today was pretty much just me catching up on laundry and vegging out. I was going to go out and do some painting, but I’ve finally accepted the fact that that’s just not happening. I’m blogging instead. So, hereContinue reading “More Florence Things: Art Making and Gold Gilding”

First few days in Italy

Hey all, Sorry for not posting anything. My laptop was out of battery and I’ve been procrastinating getting an adapter. I’m currently in this limbo between too tired to be out and about, but I’m too wired to take a nap (which is a good thing. I took a nap yesterday evening which went onContinue reading “First few days in Italy”

Leaving for a new Country: Some Reflections

NOTE: I’m actually currently IN Italy right now. I started this blog post before I left but I was too busy to finish it. Hey all, So… it’s going to be a few days then I’m finally leaving to study art conservation in Italy. I have all my paperwork pretty much done. Kinda wish IContinue reading “Leaving for a new Country: Some Reflections”

ArH PAM Internship Week 10: Postmodern Art and some final thoughts.

Well, gang, it looks like this will be my last blog post for the Portland Art Museum internship. I’m still going to be working there as a volunteer there until all the print materials are nice and wrapped up, but as for my schooling, this is it. It’s been a great run, and I thankContinue reading “ArH PAM Internship Week 10: Postmodern Art and some final thoughts.”

ArH Internship Weeks 8: OSU Prints and Sad Poetry

So, just a disclaimer, I did in fact GO to my internship my last week and had every intention of doing the blog post. I had a paper in History of Photography that I needed to do and work was exhausting, so I spent the free time I did have working on the Lent ProjectContinue reading “ArH Internship Weeks 8: OSU Prints and Sad Poetry”

ArH Internship Week 7: The Red Bird

Sorry this took so long to upload, everyone. I just found out my YouTube channel was suspended (the reason they gave was “spam,” but, of course, no specifics) and I spent way too long trying to figure out how to get this fixed, but then I had to leave for work. Well, I’m back, andContinue reading “ArH Internship Week 7: The Red Bird”

New YouTube/Vidme Series: Rome Stories

To anyone’s who¬†seen my latest cartoon vlog, I’m going to be posting a series called “Rome Stories.” This is where I talk about a few choice memories I have about being in Rome a couple years ago as well as probably some travel advice. This is going to do a couple of things. 1) HelpContinue reading “New YouTube/Vidme Series: Rome Stories”

ArH Internship Week 4: Etiquette of Looting

DISCLAIMER: We here at AshleyWestArt do not condone looting. We are simply suggesting that if looting does take place, which, unfortunately has been and will be again and again, that the offending party simply not add “destruction of cultural artifacts” to your list of crimes. At best, you are a war criminal, at worst, youContinue reading “ArH Internship Week 4: Etiquette of Looting”