It's been a while and I finally have a moment of time to write a new journal. I try to get back into the habit but it'll be a while until it's really a regular thing.
Anyway, here's what I've been up to:
As you may (or may not???) have noticed I did a little art challenge in May. In the end it's only been like two weeks of art cause life got in the way (when doesn't it?!?) but I really enjoyed doing it and some of the artworks turned out really well.
I hope you enjoyed this little series. Do you have a favourite?
Life stuff a.k.a. kid update!
Well, yeah, to the surprise of no one who knows toddlers this was the reason I had to drop the challenge midway through. Little one had a terrible time sleeping which meant that me and my husband had a terrible time sleeping as well. It all started when he was getting his molars and then he learned how to walk and now he's starting day care - so there was always a lot going on for him and he had trouble dealing with
What I've been up to
I know it's been a while I posted a journal but I've been incredibly busy in the last 2 months or so. My main priority was to get my portfolio and my website in order. I've been working as a children's book illustrator in a specific style for years now and it was time to show it.
If you're interested you can see it all on splinteredshard.com
The goal with tidying everything up is of course also to acquire new clients. I still need to send out my applications but I've already had the chance to show my stuff to one of the bigger children's book publishers here and they seemed to really like my work and gave me some super helpful pointers. Fingers crossed!
My #MagicMay Challenge
To keep myself more busy with art and train that terribly neglected creativity muscle of mine I made plans for a little May art challenge for me. Sadly I've been hit with a mean cold so I can only start now but now that I feel fine again I hope to stick with it for the