Color pencil drawing
Color pencil drawing
Today was extremely hot. I started my day off drawing and working. I have been working from home lately. In a few weeks I will no longer be going into the office and I will be starting a new job working from home. This is a really good decision as I’m noticing my artwork has been improving and I am enjoying it.
After I had breakfast I had to get measurements for compression socks. I am having swelling in my legs and have gone to a specialist. In 2 weeks I have testing scheduled to determine what could be going on with my legs. So in the meantime I have to wear compression socks and keep my legs elevated as much as possible.
But today it wasn’t elevating my legs it was keeping my head down and my eyes closed because I had a migraine all day. I was able to make my dinner but I took a nap afterwards. It has stormed but my head still is throbbing so it’s another few hours of resting. I tried drawing throughout the day but did not get as much done as I hoped.
My dinner was gluten free dairy free macaroni salad and a tomato and cucumber and radish salad with lemon dressing. I cooked chicken thighs in a crock pot to go along with a salads.
I’ll post an update soon.
In my studio today. I’m starting to adapt to working from home. This is the last stretch of going into an office! I’m excited. This is something I wanted to do since last summer.
Today I had a few clients to talk with. I also had to do some cleaning in the house. The last few days my dog has been sick and I found out today nothing serious is happening it must have been a stomach bug.
I made a new YouTube video I’m getting a hang of videoing my art. I admit it is challenging I am not technology savvy but I am willing to learn. So I know only growth could happen from this and I also can learn that it might not be something I want to do long-term then again I might learn it would be something I want to do permanently. This new phase of my life is just opening up doors that I thought I would never have time to explore.
So here’s the video that I made I still need to learn how to edit and shorten the videos that will be my next step.
Today was a day of a little work in the morning. Then cleaning the house to buying flowers. And a nap. Then exercise which consisted of a walk and arm exercises. (I need to get toned)!
Then I decided to paint a little would be a nice break from all of the color pencil drawings.
It’s the first layer ..I have no idea what this will look like. It started as a scribble.
I want these to be a pair. And most likely will sell them as a pair.
I have 3 more weeks of my office job and then I will be starting a new job later this summer and get to work from home. I am excited to have more time to paint and draw. It’s the best decision I have made.
I’ll be posting more in the near future.
It’s been awhile since I’ve been serious about posting on this blog. Lately, it’s been exhaustion, health issues and making big life transition decisions.
A drawing in color pencils
I better be getting up early and starting my day. No more lazy sleeping
I am now an owner of three more cats. I have 6 cats and one dog in my small house. Loving it.
I have been busy making these little drawings. I’m going to focus on transitioning to my new job and then set up a new Etsy shop.
This morning, I became motivated to change some items around in my home.
First I ordered a new bedding. I need my colors to match! I also want some colors that show my personality.
I moved my area rug to my studio. I now can do yoga with a rug under my mat, which my knees are so happy for this decision.
For breakfast, I made sausage. And cut up kiwi, and added blackberries and raspberries to it. And a tall glass of chocolate milk.
I watched some of my favorite YouTube artists.
I do have clients scheduled today. Mostly later this evening.
I’m still undecided if fully working from home will be the best for me. I think by the end of the year I will have the answer.
This afternoon, lunch was planned. Lately, my stomach has been picky. I have to eat gluten free dairy free and soy free. Having digestive issues, rheumatoid arthritis and lipedema, this is the best diet to keep inflammation under control.
Set toaster oven to 350 degrees.
Cut the stems and scrap out the black veins of the mushroom. Use a spoon or something blunt.
Put some olive oil on the mushroom where the stem was.
Bake in toaster oven for 3 minutes.
Flip the mushrooms over.
Add tomato sauce and cheese. Bake for 20 minutes. Keep an eye on it, mine was done in 15 minutes.
I served it with potatoes fried in olive oil. You can make a salad or have it with spaghetti. I was craving potatoes!
This is the first time I tried making sushi rolls. It was a slight challenge.
I mixed tuna with dairy free mayo.
This rolled it.
Then put plastic wrap around it and placed it in refrigerator.
I served potato soup and side of colorful carrots to the sushi tuna rolls. It was delicious
Lately, I have been drawing flowers. And this little embroidery was forgotten for a few days.
It is now completed.
Let’s see if I can stick to this list
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