Steel Magnolias and Sweet Tea is now on Facebook!
I know it’s been a long time since I posted on this blog. I’m sorry for that. School has been ridiculous this last semester and I have been busy with making art and have neglected to post any. I started a fan page for my art on facebook at the suggestion of my best friend. There’s not much there at the moment, but there will be more coming. I hope you will check it out.
This page spread was done for Connie’s 21 Secrets workshop.
And I dyed my hair.
I’ve done a couple more pages but haven’t taken pictures of them yet.
School has started back. I’ve only got two classes so I’m not that busy but somehow I find that I don’t have much to say. I’ll post a recent journal page later though, because it turned out really cool.
When you are intimidated by art materials you’ve never used before and aren’t quite sure how to use them, draw a 3×5 rectangle in your journal and experiment with the new material in just that spot. When you do this, you’re not afraid of screwing up a whole page.
I used fluid medium with my acrylics for the first time today. I have to say, I like that it because it helps me get the look of watercolors without bleeding through the thin paper of my moleskine. Also, adding a few drops of it to my paint means I can use less paint. Which means I don’t feel so guilty about buying the stuff that’s $8 a tube instead of just buying tons of the cheap craft paint.
I sort of want to message this guy back on OkCupid because he seems really nice and also on his profile it says that he is shy and it takes a while for him to warm up to people, which is how I am. And I kind of find that reassuring because if he really is shy and stuff, there wouldn’t be so much pressure for stuff to happen immediately. Also he’s a musician and kind of cute.
But part of me knows that starting anything would be a bad idea. Because of not being over someone and also because of my intimacy issues that make it pretty impossible to date at all.
And part of me… is kind of hoping that what normally happens whenever I start liking someone will happen (as in, I start liking someone and a certain someone is suddenly interested again. He has radar or something, I swear.).
But on the other hand, just talking to him is pretty harmless.
Sorry for the unexpected hiatus. I didn’t plan to be away from my blog for so long, but I’ve been working a lot and honestly I haven’t had very much to say. I’m not reading much. I’ve been pretty successful about working in my art journal every day in June. So far I’ve only skipped one day because I was too exhausted to do anything. I’ve been working out my emotions in my art journal, and I suddenly became blocked. All of a sudden I couldn’t make any new pages (instead, I wrote in quotes and things like that) and the blank pages made me extremely anxious. But the other night I realized that I was so anxious over it because of the emotions some of my pages were bringing up; it was the emotions that were scary, not the pages. So now I’m back to being able to make new pages.
I’ve been working through some personal things and figuring out some things about myself. I’m not really ready to share, though.