For me, the words “finally” continues to ring as I create this blog post and while I created the video for my long awaited chapbook/zine called She Grew Stories. I’ve had the collection of poems finished for a couple years now and finally, I’m getting to the artwork I promised myself I would create one …
I felt I wasn’t able to begin my year properly so I tackled a week-long drawing challenge called Memuary. Here is the full collection of the 8 days: You can find out my specific thoughts on the individual pieces on my instagram. Overall, I really enjoyed this drawing challenge. I was glad to be given …
Around this time of year from December to the end of February, I’m often brought to my lowest of lows. As I’ve often talked about in my other posts here on my blog, the turning of a new age will often bring out memories I’ve thought I let go. This time is no different. Not all work is fun.
Another vlog means another end of a month. This time, I officially say goodbye to a good month, November.
This month, I set out to accomplish a number of things.
The real challenge was being able to incorporate each part seamlessly.
Expectations led to a bunch of disappointments that he could frankly do without. But complications, those were different entirely. He liked the complicated and often made things complicated when they weren’t.
The coffee he usually bought, he made at the Maison. There was something about making something himself that always made staying at the Maison that much more special.
The thing about Georgiana isn’t that she’s been hurt, it’s that she wants to never be again. Isn’t that the case for everyone?
So, she decided to get to know the girl, to peel the mysteries off piece by piece so she too could yearn to live again.
She listened to Georgiana tell her stories about the failings of an older girl, the heartaches, the intangible pain, and watched the visible scars across the arms of an equally thin girl fade with time. Yet, they would always be there, Georgiana tells her.
Every month, I find myself creating a list of goals I want to try accomplishing and each month I am faced with my own mental and emotional restrictions. I am sure that this will be a constant considering the ongoing struggle with depression. Reminding myself to be more lenient and understanding of myself can become tough when things on that list don’t get crossed-out like I wish them to be.
Recollecting September For this month, I’m doing another artist vlog to end it while I paint and ink a few things like The Hows of Us Fanart. It’s been a long month of emotions and self-reflection. I don’t think there was ever a time this month that I felt extremely good about myself but at …