I recently discovered a random selection of stencils buried beneath a pile of miscellaneous art supplies. I had forgotten all about these interesting tools.Read More
As the alarm went off early this morning, my first words were, "Ugh! Is it time to get up already? I am so tired."
"Yes" my husband responded in a tired voice. "Why did you get up to work last night?" Find out why.Read More
After meeting some friendly people and getting settled into my new, shared office space, I began thinking about all of the different work settings that I have been apart of over the years. There were some interesting places.Read More
Technology can open up many unique opportunities for the creative process and person. At times, for an easily distracted creative person like me all of these options can feel endlessly overwhelming, yet lead to experimentation and fun.Read More
Lately, I have been sketching characters for a new children's book that I am working on. I have a story that I am interested in writing and I am trying to find the characters to make the story come to life.Read More
Originally this blog was to focus only on my creative process at home while trying to pass time indoors which I will share below. However, after serious reflection I feel I must first add my thoughts of thankfulness.Read More
Returning from vacation mode proved to be a bit of a challenge this week. I struggled to regain my usual focus. Originally, I had set out to accomplish quite a few items that needed finishing but unfortunately the week got away to quickly.
Hopefully next week will be more productive. In the meantime, I have added a doodle drawing that I completed today. I think it counts as an accomplishment. It was a great way to work out some frustrations while working on a few different projects.
I think it may be best to pick up where I left off today and start again next week. Looking forward to clearing my mind and gaining a new perspective over the weekend. Have a great weekend!
“Life is a journey, not a destination”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have grown to love this quote. Remembering that "Life is a journey" has become a reflective tool to help me regain balance when I am feeling overwhelmed. It has helped me gain perspective and to slow down.Read More