It seems like forever since my last post! And though it has been over three weeks, I have not been idle, my friends...here is what I've been up to:
- I've been making some goods for my soon-to-be etsy shop and with the help of my dear coach an auspicious date was found for a "grand opening". The official "Grand Opening for the Creative Beast Etsy Shop" is scheduled for MAY 27! Be sure to save the date!!
- I've also been working on making a few pages for my Artful Retreat Chunky Funky Coffee Table book, as well as using the cut pages for a smaller book, both of which will be used as journals in future. I've never really 'journaled' before but my art books are inspiring me!!*
- Making time to play with my dear boyfriend on the weekends and dress-up at the Renaissance Faire*
- I've been sending my resume out for jobs, more aggressively since my boss left for her new position; here is one amazing position I sent off for that is quite close to home and, well, just read the description! The work schedule is PERFECT for me at this time as I work on Self-sustaining Self-employment =-) (and the location is really beautiful!)
- Since I've been working on shop goods, I came to a halt on this mystery work-in-progress, but I will return to it soon and reveal just what it is, I promise!
- I've been helping friends by revising their resumes and may just start a very small business in 'Resume Renovation' to bring in some extra funds
- I'll be meeting with one of the owners of the community space in the neighborhood I work in to discuss the possibility of a gallery show of pictures I've taken in and around the neighborhood; if you'd like to see some of those images, you can see them at my 'test blog'!
- I've signed up for Kelly Rae Roberts e-course! I can't wait for it to begin!
- And I completed and submitted another drawing for Patti Digh's next book "Creative is a Verb", the original book I signed up to create artwork for...I'll learn if my drawing is chosen for publication in the month of August...
YAY! I was able to load this pic for viewing!! My recent submission for Patti Digh's next book "Creative is a Verb"...
Many thanks to all my friends and blog readers who have touched base to see how I've been doing! Your support has meant a LOT to me and it keeps me moving forward with my dreams and plans =-)
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I've had a little time to peek at some fellow bloggers though I may not have had time to leave comments and that has made me a bit sad, though I know this will pass. When I read Tinniegirl's account of her time since leaving her job and looking for her next gig, it made me nostalgic for the days I worked in costumes and had that kind of time off between workshop jobs. It also makes me eager for the future when I can return to that kind of "time in between"! It really is a magical place to be in...more about that another day!
What are you creating today and what brings magic to your day? I'd love to hear about it!
* - I tried to load pics of me in Faire costume and one of the art book pages I worked on but this crazy computer/internet situation blocked them! Luckily, I was able to load at least one image =-)