I’ve been making a few changes to my daily routine this fall, and I’m really pleased with the adjustments. Some of the specific changes include removing Instagram posts from my to-do list, doing studies just for the sake of learning (not to make a perfect picture, and taking a break from work between stages of… Read More The Patient Artist
IT’S SUNNY AND NOT FREEZING ALL THE TIME YAY. I’m pretty proud of having made it half way in this challenge! These gouache paintings are the highlights of my days, and I just enjoy them so much! I’m looking forward to having all 30 at the end of the month. My goal for the… Read More 30 Day Challenge Wk 2: March of OCs
Here’s another gouache painting! I enjoyed the blue-ish hair in the last post, so I decided to do again for this fella! He was originally (back in 2000) blonde, but whatever! For my next video, I will finally break away from the soft pastel colors! I was nervous, but I think I pulled it off.… Read More VIDEO Gouache Timelapse | Lefores
You paint on the weekends. You doodle at work. You write random bits of dialogue while riding the bus. You share your daydreams over a beer with your friends. We all have little things we do in our spare time that help us unwind and relax, or perhaps it’s that kind of hobby that energizes… Read More 5 Signs Your Hobby Needs the Spotlight
I’m in the muddy-middle of my developing comic right now. The story almost totally nailed down, and the art for the first chapter (50 or so pages) is well underway. In a way, it’s the hardest part: the end is nowhere in sight, and the initial burst of inspiration has faded away. Around this point,… Read More What If Someone Already Did It?
I’ve been listening to The Magnolia Story audiobook lately, and Chip freaks me out. Not even kidding. Most recently, I listened to a chapter where Chip describes how he would avoid getting “too comfortable”, and keep looking for ways to shake things up in his life. Personally, I’ve grown up with a different attitude: my approach is… Read More Writing My Own Magnolia Story
I may have been listening to Tubthumping while writing this…… Read More Don’t Dismiss Progress