Day 250 – Scary. I needed to draw my “critical voice” so I could destroy it. Say hello and goodbye to this hideous creature. S/he has been ripped from the pages of my sketchbook and set alight over the stove. (Taken with Instagram)

Day 245 – Collage with magazine paper. The process is additive, and I almost always try to build out to a rectangle. I love ordering and aligning the random pieces in my collection of magazine scraps. The precision is satisfying. Sigh. The detail and color are hard to capture with an iPhone. (Taken with Instagram)

Day 246 – Beginning a triptych pencil drawing as a way to start the creative process for a commissioned installation involving three doors. (Taken with Instagram)

Day 214 – Sketching games with my 8 yr old. Random accidents. We draw blind, then look at the scribbles and see something new. We crumple paper and find figures in the wrinkles. I hold the pencil while she moves the paper underneath to try to draw something. (Taken with Instagram)

Day 221 – The faint beginnings of another sketch for a page in the children’s book. I’ve started over at least 3 times because I keep changing my mind about the type of landscape. And the little girl’s reclining position is a challenge for me. (Taken with Instagram)

Day 230 – Taking pictures with my right hand while drawing with my left, I played a sketching game that I call “chasing the shadow.” I then created an OSnap video. Check it out above this post.
(Taken with Instagram)

Day 242 – My 8 yr old returned home from her first solo trip away from home. So proud. And so happy to have her back. A simple hand made banner welcomes her home. “Mom, this is the first of many welcome home celebrations, because I plan on making a lot of trips.” (Taken with Instagram)