Hello. I'm Kening. I'm an artist and writer. Write me an email, or sign up for my newsletter here.
how to sleep early despite being at the mercy of a self-imposed, flexible schedule, the creative muses, the tango gods, and a nocturnally inclined, musician boyfriend
This is my list of 13 nourishing practices I keep coming back to everyday and every week, no matter where I am on the emotional spectrum.
a review of my journey over the last 13 years: how i got here, and where i’m going
lessons I learned from a year feeling uncentered, and how i’m finding strength for 2019
on a ten-foot art installation, my first experience of defeat and failure, and the wisdom I gained from it all
getting to know my creative metabolism -- how I ingest, digest, and create my art — and how to avoid creative constipation.
Lately, I've been thinking a lot about the power of words to influence my thoughts and feelings, and the overall energy I bring into my life. I decided to make my own meditation book by hand, with only what I had lying around…
on spending holidays in Thailand with six family members, setting intentions, and making each day feel like a new year
It's been one year since I started painting a circle a day to document how I feel. Here are seven things I've learned from painting 365 moons.
on designing an addictive environment for artistic pursuits
What if mental conditions were landscapes you could enter into?
I painted a moon a day to describe how I'm feeling.
I made visual diaries of my cross-country road trip this summer.
Postcards from my travels this summer
Illustrated wine labels I did for an artisanal winery.
When we meet in person, I'd like to give you one of these.
This is a labor of love made from paper cutouts & pencil.
I'm paying attention to the trueness of emotions besides happiness.
Illustrated narratives of the way you experience a city.
Branding a truffle-inspired restaurant concept.