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Sunday, December 30, 2012

it's been a year

I began this blog last year- it's gone thru a couple mutations and will continue to change I am sure...
in honor of CHANGE, I am posting Spirals- a testament to constant change.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Showcasing Shanon Playford

I would like to showcase my Facebook Friend and maybe someday RealTime Friend Shanon Playford's work. She is quite amazing and I love her work, especially her "Out of Our Heads" series.

You can view more of her work by going here:




Yellow Boots

Transferring Property

So go and check out her work. It's pretty amazing. Just sayin'.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

awesome illustrations by Mikela Prevost

I love Mikela Prevost's style: the combination of cut paper, crayons, water color ... I really like it. A lot.
so her illustrations are my post for today.

If you also like her work I encourage you to go to her page:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Phrenology as Art

I may soon be leaving Facebook behind . They're getting too free and annoyingly invasive with the adverts. FB is my platform for sharing all the incredible artists I find. Well- guess I'll focus on my blog here and do it this way, and I'll just have to steer people to Begin Being to see all the great art!

(check back in a couple days to see what's next.)

first up is all the great Phrenology pieces I've found.
there are tons more too. maybe I'll do a Phrenology Part Deux


great idea

medical book illustration

actual phrene head from an old medical book

actual phrene head from back in the day

contraption for measuring the areas and bumps on the head

zombie phrenology- hilarious

by me- Jami

by me- Jami

by me- Jami

(definition from


  [fri-nol-uh-jee, fre-]
a psychological theory or analytical method based on the belief thatcertain mental faculties and character traits are indicated by theconfigurations of the skull.