Thursday, November 3, 2011

today. one year ago.

november sketchbook
(see it bigger here)

i found this sketchbook today in the studio.  i remember it so clearly, i was feeling like i didn't know how to begin again, post baby, post book...   i just sat in the studio wishing that some creative energy would hit me.  some days i just waited and waited.  some days i decided to nap instead.


but today, on this nov 3, i am typing with paint stained hands and feeling like i am overflowing with ideas and creative energy.  remember when i said it was over a year?  i guess i should say it's been more like 17 and a half months!  well, deadlines always help too!  :)


more soon!

*s

3 comments:

  1. I LOVE...LOVE...LOVE...your book. Keep the beautiful art coming...I have been keeping my sketchbook handy since our Sqaum by the Sea class!

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  2. Your practice, your journals, your Engagement with life always inspires and nourishes me.

    I think my lesson of the past half year - year?- has been to understand the cycles that move through me and the cycles I must work through. The empty period is so hard to sit in but of course it isn't really empty at all! Growth is happening underneath my radar and I need to honor the necessity of that cycle.

    Meanwhile, there is nothing like a child to remind one of the passing of time and seasons! The growth of feet alone makes my head spin (and wallet hurt - because I just can't, as a yoga teacher, buy my growing girl cheap shoes.)

    Can't wait to see what all this creative energy manifest! New holiday calendar ... hint hint ...
    xo Lis

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  3. Your sketchbook page looks an awful lot like one I just did yesterday. My excuse is that I've not worked in about18 months and I'm in the process of applying for disability which is no fun.
    I have to have confidence that this too shall pass.

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