Today, in the sweltering heat of the mid-afternoon, I explored the feeling I get when exciting positive things happen and, for whatever reason, I’m I can’t bring myself to be enthused about them. Do you know that feeling? When everything is going so well and your excitement hasn’t caught up yet? Here’s what came out of it.

IMG_1842

IMG_1852-2

IMG_1844

 

On Saturday night I was fortunate enough to attend Tadada! the 20th birthday bash for PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art). After 11 months mourning the loss of my San Francisco costume crew, I believe I’ve found a much friendlier and more vibrant new community to explore. Decked out in homemade gowns (IKEA Duvet Cover Couture) my sister and I made quite a splash, and I had the best night out since moving home to Portland. Here’s how we looked before we walked out the door:

 

IMG_1599

 

IMG_1604

 

IMG_1607-2

 

IMG_1620

Today, while trolling pinterest on my lunch break, I came across this awesome image of Rorschach test inspired face paint. I had to try it. And Pretty Woman by Mulac Cosmetics, which I received in a care package last week, was the perfect orange-based red lipstick to go with it.

rorschach makeup

 

About three weeks ago I also took the plunge and shaved my head. My good friend Mac of Bittaterrific came over on a Saturday and we shot the whole thing start to finish. Thank goodness underneath all the bleach ravaged hair I have a pretty symmetrical skull. This might be my favorite hairstyle of all time, it’s so freeing, fierce and easy. Can’t wait to finish up editing the photos and show you how it went down.

 

rorschach costume

 

Rorschach face paint

 

See you tomorrow! -Hannah