3 June 2020

3 June 2020

As I listen to the man below my apartment railing — at passers-by, at god, at no one, at everyone — I realize he’s been shouting for at least 15 mins. It is so normal I normally drown it out. But it dawned on me, 

Mother’s Day 2020

Mother’s Day 2020

This is always a challenging, complicated day — most years I avoid it altogether. I rarely share images of my mom, but for some reason this one feels appropriate. It was taken the year after I was born: my mother painting a portrait of me. 

Here. pt 2

Here. pt 2

I’ve been in NYC for the duration of my quarantine, in my 4th floor walk-up apartment at the cusp of Prospect Lefferts Garden and Flatbush in Brooklyn. Some people who were born here say PLG isn’t a real neighborhood, but other people will sharply correct 

Here. pt 1

Here. pt 1

Today marks day 36 of quarantine. Fourteen days in I contracted the virus; on a sunny day when I left the confines of my apt and walked to the park, desperate for fresh air on my skin and some semblance of normalcy. I spoke to 

10 Year “Challenge”

10 Year “Challenge”

For the past week our feeds have been filled with the aging challenge, usually marking 10 years. I know I’m supposed to post an old pic with an implied critique of my skin and overall aesthetic along with a deprecative comment on my eyebrows, but 

New Pretties!

New Pretties!

Having so much fun working on this project! There will be four sides by the end, representing each element. The pupils are clear quartz and the it will be topped by an obsidian pyramid. Can’t wait to post the final piece <3

End/Begin

End/Begin

Here are some of the things I’ve been reflecting on as we move from 2018 to 2019. I don’t do resolutions, but I do take stock and decide what energies I want to welcome in the coming year, and what I want to leave behind. 

Wearing Knitted Dreams

Wearing Knitted Dreams

A friend asked me to model their hand knit sweater, which would typically send me running for the fucking hills, but I’m trying to do more scary things, so I said yes. Turns out they are also a phenomenal photographer, and I was stunned to 

Baby’s first stained glass

Baby’s first stained glass

She came out so far from perfect (just like me) but I love her!!! The Queer Witch Talisman.

Experimenting

Experimenting

#trialerror #experimenting #watercolor #blockprint A photo posted by Bella Hall (@whiskersonkitten) on Oct 31, 2015 at 7:13pm PDT