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3704 Project

Hello everyone! I've been taking a break from #dailyerincooperart because I've hard at work on an awesome project with Western Avenue. I was one of 7 artists selected to create a mural for the Taste of Western. I wasn't sure I could take on a project...

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The Rookery

I bet you guys thought I was trapped under something heavy...

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Why don’t you experiment?

I don't think it's any secret that art is the salve for my soul. Part of the reason I've gotten away from selling my paintings is just because it brought this undue pressure to make my art into something that was about success, when in...

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La Baguette Bistro

If you've been paying attention to my Instagram, you might have seen some sneak peaks of a project I've been working on with my talented friend, Quit Nguyen. We had the pleasure of styling & photographing (and tasting!) some of the delicious food from La...

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Taking It To The Street.

I love working on local projects. I mean, I love working on design period, but when I get to be a part of the coolest stuff that is happening in OKC, it really thrills me. So, when CooperHouse was invited to work on the rebrand...

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CooperHouse Digital Creative Workshop

Well, we did it! The first CooperHouse Digital Creative workshop was a big success. We poured a lot of energy into this in-depth workshop teaching Photoshop, Illustrator, and Graphic Design for small businesses. It was a two-day event, but at the end of it all,...

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Pippin + Pearl Open House

Hello everyone & happy Friday! I'm working hard to set up my open house for tomorrow, Saturday, January 4th, 9 am - 12 pm.  LOCAL FRIENDS: The online tag sale is moving to REAL LIFE as I clean out the remaining closets and drawers. You...

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Chasing The Coopers

Back in late August, we had our family photos taken at Lake Hefner by my friend Greer Inez. This woman -- she was 9 months pregnant when she did our shoot, and you wouldn't believe how nimble she was. She was literally chasing our girls...

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CooperHouse Digital Creative Workshop

Today is a big day for CooperHouse as we launch our first Digital Creative Workshop. Our first offering in this series:  Photoshop, Illustrator, and basic graphic design for small business owners. This series is geared towards small businesses, artists, and bloggers. This workshop will teach Photoshop,...

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Artist: Juuri

I've been a fan of local artist Juuri since seeing her work in the OKC Momentum show two years ago. Her work has always been focused on surreal portraits and they are incredible. Recently she started experimenting with abstract work and incorporating her surreal style...

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Humble Pie.

I wanted to thank all my local supporters & friends for the love they've shown Pippin + Pearl, so I'm throwing a little Art Night Out tonight. I wish I could have invited all our friends coast to coast, but since you can't join me,...

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Check check checkity check.

Building websites hasn't always been my dream. Websites barely existed when I was trying to decide what I wanted to be when I grew up! However, when I struggled with choosing if I wanted to continue doing design, I think it was because at first...

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we are hiring a design assistant.

  You love design. You love typography. You know your way around Adobe Creative suite. You're interested in working a small company where your expertise & talents will be appreciated. You are internally motivated and care deeply about creating good design. You're not afraid to share...

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Color Love

It's Friday and I wanted to share with you some of my favorite commission pieces. In my own  art, I always choose colors that appeal to me, so a painting commission presents a particular challenge. I have decided to limit my commissions for this reason....

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You Can Dance If You Want To

I feel like dancing this morning. :) We had an amazing weekend at OK Chefs Relief where we raised an estimated $75,000 for disaster relief. I wish I could tell you about every single awesome moment, all the new friends, all the amazing food, but...

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Being Spontaneous.

I was so excited last week to get a call from our friends at ChoateHouse, asking if we'd like to join the team of volunteers putting on the OK Chefs Relief benefit this weekend. What started as a small group of chefs offering to use...

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Oklahoma Dawn

The recent tornado devastation has left me feeling heavy & helpless. Our house & family are safe, but we have friends that haven't been so fortunate.  The families that are experiencing the tragic loss of their homes & children are ever present in my mind....

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Branding: Honestly Margo

What were you doing when you were 12? I was probably drawing absurd fashion sketches, rollerblading, and being obsessed with Jonathan Brandis, of Sea Quest. I am pretty sure I didn't have any ideas about starting a business, which is why I was SO impressed...

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Branding: The Salvage Room

I've been giddy with excitement for four of my best friends (and neighbors) who signed the lease on a new space in The Plaza District, an up & coming OKC neighborhood with an awesome walkable retail community. Their new shop is going to be called,...