This is cliche, but this blog is indeed a part of my new year resolution. Here is my very ambitious resolution for 2014:
Do what makes me happy: To be honest, I was at a point where I am a bit tired and rusted. Up until my early twenties, I drew and designed for fun. I stayed up to design not because I got paid (I didn’t), but because I enjoyed it. I only think about money nowadays, and how much I should charge when a certain effort is made. I didn’t like that. I want to draw, design, and create projects that makes me happy while not to think about money.
Design, Draw, and/or Work After Connor Goes To Bed: For the past two years, I was always exhausted after my 2-year old son, Connor, goes to bed (and he goes to bed at 7:30pm!) I found myself staring at the TV between 8pm-midnight for much of 2013, which I HATE.
Start a Blog: I want to start a blog that documents my design journey, provides printable templates, and help out a few crafty mothers along the way.
Establish an Illustration Portfolio: Rediscover my style and establish an illustration portfolio from scratch that I actually love and can be proud of.
Establish an Etsy shop: Sell my art and designs and provide custom services where it is appropriate.