Do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for what to illustrate? You’re not alone; I’ve certainly been there lots in the past! Though these days I’m giving my brain a lot more latitude to travel on zany tangents. This “outside the box art” is the result of one such mental “adventure.”
My Outside the Box Art…
But it quickly evolved (devolved?) into a tantrum of sorts:
Time travel was also part of the journey:
And, of course, my favorite mice got in on the “cubist” action, too:
Here’s the full illustration from my Moleskine Sketchbook:
Who knew the humble box could be so much fun?!
(Oh yeah, right. Ziggy figured that out long ago!)
Meanwhile, in spite of my hopes, the arrival of 2021 didn’t magically rid us of the pandemic. So, if you’re needing a little more encouragement to be patient and stay positive, don’t forget that the answer might be as simple as staying in the moment (and watching this very short drawing video!):
P.S. I post my drawing videos on my YouTube channel every Monday and Friday. Subscribe here, and don’t forget to toggle on the little notification bell so that you never miss a video post!
Lovely, and well said, Tertullian!
xox – Joana
Wow, I love all the special effects. You are a wizard!
All the wizardry credit goes to Filamora, my video editing software. The program has its limits (and frustrations) but at least I’ve learned some good work-arounds for the frustrations.
xoxo – J