So, you may have noticed that I moved my blog to WordPress (yay) and that I have a new design (double yay) but that my feed isn’t updating (extremely sad face) and hasn’t been for a while. We’re working on it, I promise! This is really stressing me out but I love and appreciate each and every one of you who’ve stopped by or stalked the blog’s new address — y’all rock so hard! HOPEFULLY, this large hiccup will get fixed soon. (Computers and programming and all that are great…when they work. When they don’t, they suck so hard!)
I don’t talk *too* much about my personal life on the blog but I’ve been struggling with some depression for the past couple years, which makes me extremely lethargic, keeps me even more introverted than I already am, f*cks with my metabolism and weight, and has seriously dampened my creative mojo. Blogging and interacting with you all has seriously kept me sane. *hugs*
But I’ve had enough. I used to paint. I used to write…a lot (I have several trunk novels that, seriously, will never see the light of day). I do blog, which helps and keeps me writing at least a little bit pretty much every day (butt in chair and all that), but I want more. I need more.
Inspired by Tabitha @ Not Yet Read and her adorable Fan Art Up meme, I’ve decided that I’m going to start a new thing here called “Creative Mojo”. It might be art, photography or a snippet of writing (um…maybe not that. Yet. Sharing my creative writing freaks me out.) I probably won’t post every week and, when I do, it’ll most likely be a weekend post — just an aside but it will keep me a bit more on track and accountable, creating-wise.
Alright. Enough with the maudlin, wha-wha, poor me stuff and on to the art! I did pick up a paintbrush last week and created a “Lake House Rules” sign for my friend’s brand new lake house. It was fun! I like the colors and had fun with some of the “rules” (she’s a huge Zac Brown fan). I need to update my brushes because they weren’t great for line work and weren’t quite as precise as I wanted them to be but I think it turned out pretty alright.
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