100 days of diary comics (week 14)

And so, my friends, my 100 day project has come to an end.  I have so enjoyed making these little love notes to the moments of my day that might otherwise have been forgotten. As many of you know, making comics is an ongoing feature of my art practice and I can guarantee that this …

100 days of diary comics (week 13)

I can't believe how close it is now to the end of the 100 day project. It has sped by so fast. These diary comics have become such a wonderful way to record and savour my favourite moments at the end of each day. I think my favourite comics moment from the past week is …

100 days of diary comics (week 12)

Lots of traveling around and seeing friends this week! Drawing comic panels containing several people can be tricky but is also lots of fun. Even more challenging for me is drawing animals. Rosie the dog ended up looking like a black furry blob in my solstice night comic. I did slightly better in my beach …

100 days of diary comics (week 11)

These diary comics are so deeply satisfying and seem to capture the feeling of the moments I most cherish from my day. I think it's no coincidence that I have hardly taken any photos since I began this project! Here are some cherished moments from the last week.

100 days of diary comics (week 7)

This was a rather intense week! I started in a shadowy mood, got totally affected by the full moon in Scorpio, and ended with grieving the loss of one of my favourite TV shows. Up to this point in my 100 days project, I have been mainly concerned with choosing something that happened during the …

100 days of diary comics (week 5)

One of the things I love about making art in general and about making comics in particular, is how interactive it can be. And this past week has been filled with lovely conversations in and around my diary comics project. Two weeks ago, I drew a comic of Mario, the chef at our favourite pizza …

100 days of diary comics (week 1)

After a rather hilarious deliberation process, my 100 days of diary comics has begun! I have absolutely loved this first week, most of which was spent visiting my sister for a family celebration. It has given me a chance to record some lovely moments that might otherwise have slipped unnoticed between the larger gatherings and …

Season of Freedom (part 1) – A Tropical Vacation

I was fortunate enough to spend the first three weeks of the Get Messy Season of Freedom on a tropical beach holiday in Barbados and Antigua. I wanted to pack light so I took with me a single slim sketchbook to act as a written diary and art journal combined. I also brought with me …