It's been a while since I've been on here. Just the usually, balancing life, down time, and making time to be creative. Which can be hard when you have a full time job and your free time is either spent cleaning or just relaxing. Things are getting better, but most of my free time is not geared towards creative projects. But hopefully that will be changing within the next month or so.
So lately, as my personal life has finally started to setting into some semblance of normal, I've been tackling the ever growing pile of "papers". In reality, there ideas for animations or the starting of drawings that I haven't gotten to yet. And now I'm trying to get to them. In addition to allowing time for me to catch up on video games or watching movies with my boyfriend.
It's been hard. I'll see the pile, become so overwhelmed that I can't even deal with. But enough procrastinating. Time to get back to work.
So I had to take a day job. I've been trying for a while to make money with my art in some way. But my problem is that I'm very, very, very shy and its hard for me to approach new clients. As a result, I haven't been as successful as I would like to be. So I got a somewhat part-time job (they have me working 30 hours) to have some steady income. I still want to continue with my art and hopefully when I'm not so worried about money I can take a bit more risks and work on being less shy.
Now for almost a year I was going to this Figure Drawing thing near where I live. Just a nude model that would pose and a group of people would sit around and