Monthly archive for October2012

40 Works In 40 Days – Day 5

40 Works In 40 Days – Day 5

Oooooh my lord is it really almost November? I cannot believe in a few days it will have been two months since I left my job. Wow. Yesterday marked Day 5, and this is what came out of it. I have been wanting to experiment…

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40 Works In 40 Days – Day 4

40 Works In 40 Days – Day 4

Yesterday was day 4 of my project/experiment. In the afternoon, I started seeing comments that people left on here from the previous days of this project and I was completely in shock and overwhelmed. The creative community is amazing, there is no other way to…

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40 Works in 40 Days – Day 3

40 Works in 40 Days – Day 3

Today was weird. There are a lot of things on my mind; it’s been a “worrying day,” as I have come to call them. This morning started out great: I taught myself how to make seamless patterns in Photoshop and came up with this colorful…

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40 Works In 40 Days – Day 2

40 Works In 40 Days – Day 2

I’ve been working on logos and designs for a handful of people lately… which is kind of a first for me. You have to learn to take things with a grain of salt because let’s face it: everyone’s taste is different. What you think is…

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40 Works In 40 Days – Day 1

40 Works In 40 Days – Day 1

So I have not painted in aaaaaaages. When looking through my “scary closet” the other day (this would be the closet in my studio that houses any and all extra things I own plus my HUGE collection of Christmas decorations), a bag of acrylic paint…

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40 Works In 40 Days

40 Works In 40 Days

Life is funny sometimes. It has been 47 days since I left my day job. A lot of the things I thought would happen in those 47 days happened in a huge way. A lot of them did not. The “did nots” resulted in my…

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Strange, Wandering Late-Night Thoughts

Strange, Wandering Late-Night Thoughts

So it’s been about a month and a week since I left my desk job in order to pursue my dreams of becoming a self-sufficient, self-employed artist. Amongst the other 1000 things that have changed in this time, my sleeping schedule has been turned on…

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Etsy Finds

Etsy Finds

Aaaaand after less than a month of not having to wake up at 6:30am every day, my night owl-ness has returned in full force. With all of this amazing free time (which technically can be logged as work time, which I love) lately, I’ve discovered…

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Halloween Top 10! Things That SCARE Me.

Halloween Top 10! Things That SCARE Me.

Since I’ve done nothing but ramble about job-quitting and art-making and life-loving lately, here is a completely art-unrelated post in honor of the amazing upcoming holiday that is Halloween. I am afraid of an unusual amount of things and still sleep with my hallway light…

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Creative Energy Extravaganza Explosion Supernova Thing.

Creative Energy Extravaganza Explosion Supernova Thing.

I feel like I go on and on about this whole transition from a miserable 9-5 desk job to a sometimes 8am-3am job as an artist. Hopefully it’s not too redundant and boring… but I just cannot help myself. I had a lot of worries…

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