NYC skyline clock by Aileen Torres Bennett
Art, design, Products

In a New York Minute

I've opened a new online store on Redbubble. It offers more items that feature my hand-drawn art, including apparel. The clock above features my NYC skyline drawing. You can also check out my other online store at Society6.

We Will Get By Aileen Torres-Bennett
Art

We Will Get By

I hope all of you are doing well, given the circumstances. Even all the way out here in Fiji, the coronavirus has arrived. The capital city, Suva, is in lockdown, and there is a curfew. But things are good overall. It's a time of togetherness at home, creativity, reflection and, as always, gratitude. Funny story:… Continue reading We Will Get By

Jerk Center Boston Jamaica by Aileen Torres-Bennett
Art, design

New Year’s Resolution: Art

I picked up Tim Ferriss's "The 4-Hour Work Week" during our latest trip to San Francisco and was inspired to get serious about making money from my art. I've been drawing since I was a little kid, and it's always been a source of refuge, like playing the guitar. Even if I haven't done it… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Art

Sleepy John Estes by Aileen Torres Bennett
Art, Music

Listen: Diving Duck Blues

  I've started playing around with a USB microphone and Audacity. So much fun. Here's my first recording with this setup. There's audible hiss and a bit of echo, but I like the rawness of the sound. Reminds me of old recordings. This is a cover of "Diving Duck Blues" (1929), a song by the… Continue reading Listen: Diving Duck Blues