I drew a lot of stick figures this week. I like drawing little stick people, and sometimes I feel like I capture more of how I feel in a stick person than I do when I draw myself. There’s something really freeing in just breaking it down to the simplest parts of drawing a person.Continue reading
Sometimes I look at the blank paper or screen and it feels like a giant wall of blank paper rises up in my mind, shutting me off from creative ideas. especially in these Pandemic Times where so much is happening, and so many people are struggling, it’s hard to sit at home and create something.Continue reading “Shapes and Blobs”
Focusing is difficult these days. I find myself spending a lot of time making these sort of lone characters having quiet moments in broader brushstrokes. Its become my meditation practice and keeps me from overthinking everything. Or maybe it gives me space to think. I dunno, I may need to think about that.
It’s a good week for confetti!
Oh wait, it’s new YEAR? Well, don’t tell Mr. Bear. He put on his party hat for the occasion and told all his bear friends this was all for him.
Merry Christmas, everyone. Whether you celebrate this holiday of not, I hope you are healthy, happy, and feeling loved at this time.
Last night was chilly. I sat downstairs and watched TV under a blanket I made. Even though I was dressed warmly, the blanket made a huge difference between my being cold and my being comfortable. Then it was time to go to bed, and I thought “OH MY GOODNESS IT IS FREEZING IN HERE” AndContinue reading “The Difference One Blanket Makes”
2020 has not held back. Any one else feel really tired and sad and angry and just not okay? Feeling like it’s hard to focus, get started on anything, and that making the bed feels like someone is asking you to lift an elephant? I’m here to share some handy tips that will help youContinue reading “8 Tips for Getting through the Next Few Months”