How do you conquer the blank page? Are you a cat or a dog (or perhaps a bug aficionado) person? We don’t have any pets right now, other than some free loading spiders in the garage, but I spend a lot of time drawing animals.
Hope you have a smashing weekend! *
* No creatures were harmed in the making of this cartoon. 🙂
P.S. – Just listed 2 new illustrated cards in my Etsy shop! For the rest of April take 10% off your order with this coupon code: SPRINGCOLEEN10
Sometimes a book inspires me to action
Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge.
This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read
that inspired me to fill my fridge with enough produce to make a five-pound bowl of parsley salad. Or buy running shoes. Or a tent. Or art supplies. Or the sequel to the book. Or follow the author or illustrator on every social media platform (it’s not stalking if they put the icons on their website).
All in an effort to stay in the zone
(which a lot of times is pretty cool and rewarding)
but occasionally means
gaining the wisdom to know that I will never be a champion of parsley salad.
What are you reading? What book inspired you to take action?
Right now I’m reading Running Like a Girl, but Alexandra Heminsley. I have no plans to sign up for a marathon, but I may have researched running gear. Just a tad.