A Cheap Lantern

Watercolor painting of electric lantern

I did not wake up thinking, “Today I will draw a cheap lantern.” But sometimes, when your day is packed, you have to seek out an opportunity to get some drawing in. In my case, I had a full day, and in the evening, I found myself manning a tent with a group that I volunteer with at a local festival. We had a couple tables set up and some cheap lanterns for when it got dark (actually, the others were good, but this one was pretty cheap). I’d brought some drawing supplies since I was going to be there for at least a few hours.

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Aaand, I’m back. With a giraffe.

Drawing of giraffe in black ink.

Hello, hello. I haven’t posted here since July 2017! Two years ago I started doing a degree program in music composition and theory, and after an extremely busy, chaotic (and somewhat unhealthy) two years, I am happy to report that I’ve graduated. I’ve also left my full time job after 10 years to take a bit of a “sabbatical” for myself, and so I’m fortunate to find myself with more time on my hands as I figure out where I’m headed in this next stage in life.

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