This was originally meant to be a Patreon-only post, but I’ve thought about it and decided it might do me good to have it public, for now. This post isn’t about art; it’s meant to be part of a process wherein I’m trying to remove the roadblocks getting in the way of me doing art this month. It’s going to be a pretty personal post, too, with some heavy stuff, so please do skip it if you like.Continue Reading "Thursday confessional"
“Today’s agenda,” I told myself as I curled up into a ball of miserable pre-menstrual cramps this cold rainy morning, “is to be kind to myself because OW PAIN, and also a Patreon post.” This is that post. I always want to get better. As an artist, as a person — that’s without question. Better implies, naturally, some measure of comparison, and this is where my problems begin. I look at the awesome people around me — family, friends, former classmates and colleagues, members of…Continue Reading “Guard growth / ease pain”
My desk, with an assortment of fountain ink samples sent by lovely friends. (Full size.) (It’s been a while! Sorry about that. Life got very difficult very quickly. Hoping everything’s resolved soon.)
Ink and watercolor, work in progress. (Full size.)
Watercolor + metallic watercolor, J Herbin Rouge Hematite ink. (Full size.)