Friday, April 26, 2019

Baby Shower Tree

I've been doing a lot of writing recently, which doesn't lend itself well to this blog, but recently I painted this tree for my friend's baby shower. I painted the tree and name of her baby-to-be, and her guests added their thumbprints and names as leaves.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Part of a Bycatch Fisheries Infographic

Happy to have a small part in this infographic on Bycatch Fisheries of Suriname from World Wildlife Fund Guianas.  I created the graphic of the Turtle Excluder Devices on the bottom left a few years ago for Oceana.

Friday, March 29, 2019

A Book Trailer for NOAH NOASAURUS

I made a book trailer for my friend Elaine Kiely Kearns's debut picture book, NOAH NOASAURUS, illustrated by Colin Jack (Albert Whitman April 1, 2019). Here's my blog post on how to make a book trailer using iMovie and Keynote.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Big Wave

© Sylvia Liu
It's been awhile since I set paint to canvas. I made this in a paint 'n' sip class with some friends last night, and it was quite fun.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Virginia Beach Sunsets

© Sylvia Liu
Living near the beach means that we've had some amazing summer sunsets. I started taking panoramic photos of these amazing scenes. The above scene was from June 24, about 10 minutes before a thunderstorm. Here are some more:

June 25

June 28

This was the same day we saw this:

July 4

July 6

July 7

July 9

July 17


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Your Life in Airplane Rides

My creative nonfiction memoir essay, "Your Life in Airplane Rides," was published in the Spring 2108 issue of POTOMAC REVIEW. It's very exciting to see my words in print and in such a lovely package: