27.2.10

Winter activities


The cold and rain has caused me to perpetually leave the house dressed head to toe in black. I feel like outfits don't matter since everything is covered in a big coat. I've resorted to small details to break up my all black uniform. Last night I took advantage of the break from the rain by wearing some LA appropriate shoes, done warmly bien sur.



P.S. I never do 'outfit' posts cause I can't yet figure out how to look less awkward in front of the camera. It was especially hard to take these because my apartment is about as big as a queen size bed, so the angles can prove to be challenging.

In keeping with the theme of small details, I've really taken to partially tucking in sweaters. I like giving a little nip and tuck through all these layers.



And fiiiiinally, the one good thing about this weather is that it encourages me to draw and paint. The next two pieces can account for about all the color in my life.



And finally, a piece in progress!

Stay warm people. xxx

58 comments:

Lulu S. said...

The paintings are looking so pretty so far! Will you be getting a portfolio going as you progress? I'd love to see more :)

emily kendall said...

i adore the first painting. ;) and where are those jeans from? i need a proper pair of skinnies...

Isabelle said...

mariel your hair looks so good!!

Emz said...

I love the paintings! You're really great at it =)

fadetoblack said...

dude loooooving that first painting with the face and also them shoes are a must have.. for me i mean haha!

Chrissy said...

Love the art. :)

Andie said...

love your shoes and your banner, and those paintings are amazing! like WOAH! im serious, youre one talented gal!

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tess stam said...

thanks for your comment sweetheart. beautiful painting! your blog looks lovely.

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inked said...

love your artwork :)

Leia said...

I always look awkward in front of the camera too! I like your original poses though :)

silk+honey said...

love the art! theyre AWESOME totally trippy

Toyin Lola said...

Love the art and the way you take your pictures!
Thanks for commenting

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StuddedLilly said...

oh my..i love those paintings you did..they are really amazing! and how cool is that the blog is being contributed by 2 sisters!
thanks for stoppin by my blog by the way :)

xxjessi

Mouthwash said...

ok. I love these shoes you're rocking. I tried on a pair that looked like these...and they were Prada! And, I love these angles you've got going on!

Amber
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apparellel said...

i love watching you try to take outfit pics, it's cute. and those paintings. wow! amazing!

xxx
t

p.s. the polish i am wearing is 'office' by american apparel, similar but a little more muted. (=;

miss little cherry said...

I like your blog, it´s fantastic!
I follow you
Kisses

Lucy said...

love the yellow wedges! and you are crazy talented, that artwork is amazing :)

Juliet said...

Really gorgeous paintings!

juliet xxx

Sarah said...

love how you tucked in your sweater!!

natralie said...
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natalie said...

Girl, you lookin good! What fab wedges!
I'm digging the drawings/paintings you're working on too :)

Emmy said...

Love that look! I'm really enjoying the socks with sandals trend. Also those paintings are awesome!

♥ Christine said...

you look so cute there posing with your sandals.
i really love your painting. sell me one? :)


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Caylie said...

Love your artwork. You are talented! Also love the shoes..

xx
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Tegan Joan said...

thanks for your comment on my blog :)
your paintings are magnifique!
xx

soph (owl vs. dove) said...

Your paintings are amazing!

Stace said...

Wow your paintings are AH-MAZING!
And love the black look - we rock it in Melbourne!

Great blog, girl!

Stace x

The Petite Blogger said...

loving the socks worn in the sandals!

xoxo jenna

frances said...

you're so pretty! love the shoes x

Athletiart said...

Winter is making me loco too...but I am planning for the warm. Inspiration for you--my vintage leotard collection:

http://athletiart.blogspot.com/

Let me know what you think

XO

C. said...

Oh I'm always in all black!! haha
and wooow you are such a talented artist, I love those so much!


xo, C
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C. said...

Oh I'm always in all black!! haha
and wooow you are such a talented artist, I love those so much!


xo, C
http://owl-wings.blogspot.com

Ganymede Girl said...

I love the little monsters in the last painting, so cute!

dancinginchiffon said...

beautiful paintings!

Romany said...

Wow, incredible art! You should go pro.
I love your jeans! I'm the same with outfit posts, there's no way I reckon I could do it without looking either embarrassed or awkward (or both lol)! But you've done very well in the this post. :)
Romany
xx

kathryn-louisa said...

It's raining here too - I can barely be bothered to leave the house, let alone dream up an imaginative outfit to get soaked in! Love your paintings, definitely brought a bit of colour to my otherwise dreary day...

x

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Joellen said...

Thank you for the kind words! Love the shoes and those art pieces are breathtaking!

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Adri said...

Omg you are totally such a talented artist.those paintings are gorgeous...might i add i love your shoes

MOLLYKT said...

MY GOD YOU ARE SO TALENTED
and i love the shoes :)
xxx

Rudo T said...

Wow, you're amazing, so talented (but seriously)!
Please look at my blog now.

MOLLYKT said...

thankyou so muchhhh for the comment :)
xxx

Ilse said...

wow, you have such a great sense of style AND you can draw like crazy. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!

Stacy said...

love it, so perfect

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Lissa said...

Your camera awkwardness works for you, dear :]

style baro said...

I love the blog. Thanks for your visit in my blog. Lovely, XOXO

Taj Acosta said...

Nice paintings! xoxo
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Karafina said...

the paintings are beautiful and i love the sandals!

Panda said...

Lovely post, i am so totally in love with the pictures!
Oh, and thank you so much for the sweet comment you left on my last post, and sorry for the delay!\

Panda x

Phoebe Rose said...

Love your socks with sandals! So cute :)

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Elaine said...

Love the wedges. Fab paintings too!

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Goodle. said...

Oh girl! You are so talented! I love your paintings especially the one with a girl and glasses!

P.S the best thing to do infront of a camera is smile like something just made your day! Cheesey is always good :)

Goodle x

Miss Woody said...

i cant wait another post ! love your shoes !

UnoCosa said...

fantastic, xx

jessica wu said...

WOW love the piece you're doing. it's gorgeous

and i also love wearing all black haha! <3

xx

erica said...

wow amazing paintings! you're so talented!

rk hall said...

Wow! You are a fantastic artist!! Love the shoes btw * your pose! So cute!

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Thanks for stopping by! xx

Catherine said...

love your wedges AND the painting <3
xx

Amy said...

Great wedges...and great blog! Thank you so much for stopping by mine, I'm so glad i found yours!!

xoxo
Amy

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