Essays

I’ve written over 100 essays on living, working, and making as an artist. These essays are like a personal journal that allows me to reflect on the ongoing process of discovering and developing myself as an artist. Some common themes are overcoming creative obstacles, developing a personal style, and pondering what it means to live as an artist.

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Sometimes I Make. Christine Nishiyama, Might Could Studios.

Sometimes I Make…

For almost a decade now, I have drawn something almost every day, filling up over 35 sketchbooks. Over the years, whether I drew or not