Sunday, February 15, 2009


I came across a website called Learning to Love You More. It's a project where people do "assignments" and turn them in. It's actually been turned into a book, and an art exhibit... and it's quite interesting. I took the list of assignments and altered a few, since a few of them confused me, such as "Illustrate a scene or make an object from Paul Arensmeyer's life story". I tried not to alter them too much.

I did my first assignment tonight: #32. Draw a scene from a movie that made you cry.

The scanner was not agreeing with me tonight, so I had to take a photo of the picture, hence the weird coloring. The scene I drew is from a movie that I watched last night. It's tricky, because the movie is actually a musical. Last night we watched RENT: The Final Performance. It's the last performance of Rent on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre. The recording is amazing- everything about it is stunning... specifically the camera angles. When I saw Rent on Broadway in September it was the night before this was recorded. Watching this brought back all of the emotion I had from that night, and I was teary-eyed throughout the whole thing! During the last scene, I lost it :-) Mark is showing his documentary that he was making throughout the whole show, which includes actual footage of most of the cast.

I have included the list of tasks on my sidebar, at the bottom. Feel free join me in this adventure and draw a scene from a movie that made YOU cry!


nickelsanddimes said...

omg where did you find the final performance? I was looking for it a while ago and couldn't find the recording!

Kristen said...

@ Nickelsanddimes: My roommate found it at Best Buy for $19.99 !!!