• Embracing my Inner Space Nerd

    When I was in third grade, I had was totally, madly, deeply in love (in so far as a third grader could understand the concept) with a boy who sat next to me. I was shy though. I don’t mean shy in that, “blushes when someone looks in her direction” sort of way. I mean “so shy I couldn’t speak.” So, while I had known him since first grade, I still couldn’t bring myself to talk with him the way I wanted… so I mustered my most artistic abilities and did the next best thing. I embraced my Inner Space Nerd. You see, he loved to draw space pictures… intricate…

  • Original illustration of a chickadee bird holding a twig of red berries by Chicago artist Tracey Capone.

    Life of an Artist | Pause and Redirect

      “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso I have been avoiding this blog like the Plague because I wasn’t happy with the direction it was going in. I didn’t want it to be just another photography blog where I throw a bunch of my photographs out there, tell you the motivation behind them and then move on to the next post. While there is nothing wrong with that, there are so many photography blogs out there already and, honestly, my interests and passions as an artist go well beyond photography. Recently, I rebranded from Tracey…

  • hello there!

    Welcome to my brand new blog! A little about me, Tracey Capone, the artist and photographer behind the blog.