1 - Last Sunday was in the low 70s, 16 degrees warmer than usual for that day....it's unheard of to be that warm in Seattle in April. We loved it; sat out on the deck, bar-b-qued with friends, soaked up the sun. Heaven!
2 - Took the bull by the horns, bit the bullet, embraced the challenge, signed up for 21 Secrets. I'm so excited to get started. Did you know you get 21 individual classes complete with videos, PDFs, etc. for only $60 - that's only $3/lesson - a real steal!!
3 - I got my most recent Amazon order in the mail - a parallel pen to work on my lettering through Joanne's Artful Alphabets class, a lettering book Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering by Lisa Engelbrecht and the
book that says it's okay to be messy and artful, Mess: The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes by Keri Smith.
4 - I have the day off today and so will go have lunch with my hubby, always a favorite break in my day. I might even wander over to the nearby garden center and see what they have that my garden can't do without.
5 - I just finished such an inspirational book filled with insightful thoughts for all creative types. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott is ostensibly for aspiring writers, but I found page after page, quote after quote that is totally applicable to art as well. As I browse the wealth of art/creative/crafting blogs, there are a few common issues that arise again and again: how to find a