Author: Julia Fleischer

Simple, But Delicious Black Beans

Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies. Most days, I would be content to stand by the stove for hours attempting to master the latest recipe that has piqued my interest. However, there are also days when cooking myself an elaborate meal is out of the question. When cooking seems like a chore, or I need something quick and easy, I always find myself making the same thing, black beans and rice. Not only do […]

Turning A Mirror Into Artwork

Recently, a friend and I found ourselves in possession of a mirror that had seen better days. Nearly all the paint had chipped off its frame, and the mirror’s glass was coated in a thick layer of grime. Instead of leaving the mirror on the curb as most would, we decided to repurpose it. We sanded the battered frame, applied a new layer of white paint, and cleaned the reflective glass until it shined. However, […]

Tattoo Healing Process

Like any other art piece, a tattoo is far from complete after the final injection of ink. Oil paints are varnished, pottery is fired, and a tattoo needs to heal properly. This last step is easily one of the most important yet also the most overlooked in the entire tattooing process.  People never factor in the healing time. They’re often unaware that the tattoo isn’t complete when you leave your final session. The hardest part […]