Having been sidelined by personal issues, and wary to share them, it's been hard to stay in touch with people that connect with me through my art, Facebook, or any other medium. My behind the scenes process has been improving tremendously, and I hope that my efforts will soon be more visible. Coming out of a long depression, I had found myself in an awkward transitional phase that was very uncomfortable.
I'm a perfectionist at heart, but I have really been working to transcend that characteristic. When every little detail must be *just so*, it's much easier to not even begin because perfection is... difficult. (Even now it's hard for me to let go of the notion that perfection is impossible.) I've been adopting the practice of just getting things done regardless of whether I can achieve the improbable perfection I've dreamed up ahead of time. I'm learning to see my mistakes through a gentler lens. It's trying. It results in temper tantrums and cussing and crying. Really really.
This baby blog is one of the several baby steps I'm taking to let go of perfectionism, and to just progress. I have an idea of what I would like this blog to be eventually, but I'm not even going to spell all of that out yet. I'm just working on having a consistent work flow that includes publishing a new blog post each week.
Annoying inner voice rambles anxiously, "Do you even have real content? Does an