Tired of feeling timid

Tired of feeling timid - student project

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Day 1: I've been listening to owls hoo outside my house at night. There is a male and female and they are mating calling back and forth. I just want them to find love and be happy. On a drawing note, I've spent a lot of time being wary of blank pages and being scared to create anything other than what I see others doing on Instagram, and I'm sick of feeling so timid. I don't want to fall for trends or be intimidated - I just want to make stuff and enjoy it again.

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Day 2: We have foxes in our backyard and we were wondering if they'll disappear for the winter. Apparently they won't!

I don't like the pen I used for the supporting text here - need to find a better one. I'd also like to try a brush pen instead of the round marker I'm using.


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Day 3: Decided that the bold black marker was a little too much, so I tried one with just colored pencil. I drew it like this because I often buy art supplies thinking they are going to magically create masterpieces. Also, this is slightly a lie because I'm always busy making stuff and my fingernails are never painted lol.

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Day 4: I feel like I've been struggling with all of these compositions for some reason. Maybe because most of my drawings are with a singular centered object and less full-page drawings. I slightly wish I'd gone with more of a pink instead of a red, but it's been kind of a fun challenge to work on paper again, where it's less easy to change colors (as opposed to the iPad). 

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Day 5: Ingredients to my mess. I tried to go a little less literal, so that this project represents my style a little more, and less of a mimicking of the instructor's style. In this case, my mess is a todo list that's splattered across my face, but in a pretty way, like a tattoo.

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Day 6: Daily Routine. I also went less literal with this one and made kind of a cosmic looking chart of the day with the sun, moon and stars, that contained my daily activities.

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Day 7: Current cravings. I'm just about 9 months pregnant, and I've definitely been eating more ice cream than usual!

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Day 8: I Keep Wearing. This is an illustration of me in my favorite pants and boots, accessorizing with the existential crisis of what to do with my career. Does it go with my outfit?


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Day 9: Self Care Necessities. At 9 months pregnant, I have a few necessities that differ slightly from my previous necessities. I wouldn't trade it, though!