Friday, March 20, 2009

update

No, i haven't dropped off the face of the planet. I thought i'd write about what i've been up to, since (contrary to popular belief), i don't just sit around all day watching tv. SO. First and most importantly: my sticker book is on amazon! Yeah, it was up there before, but now the cover picture is up and the release date has been moved to april! So exciting. You can check it out here. So please buy a few copies to let Dover know that they should hire me to do other books for them. 

I've been trying to work on my sasquatch book. It's amazing how excited about a project you can be, but once you start working on it you lose all interest. The watercolor pictures didn't really work out, so now i'm trying marker. But i'm not sure if that's working out either. I've lost confidence in this idea. I thought i'd be done with this book by now. Oops. I haven't completely given up yet. Still trying. I'm starting to think that i don't really want to do a book, but since my paper dolls are too cartoony (grr), i have to do something else. 

I did some paper dolls for the paper doll guild i'm a member of. They send out a quarterly magazine with different themes and people send in their work. This next theme was classic literature. I wanted to do different style dresses, so i chose different books - Sense and Sensibility, Little Women, and Robin Hood. (i haven't read any of those books, but i've seen the movies! *hangs head in shame*)

A few more things: I entered my Chubbikins in this year's Plush You! show. I'm guessing i won't get in, but i might as well try.  My chubbikins website has been updated - they dance again! I'm thinking about making bigger, more cuddly Chubbikins. No one seems to want to buy the ones i have now, so i don't know whether it would be worth it. Perhaps i'll make one and see what happens. I've been trying to get my taxes together - but since i don't even know what forms to fill out it's been going pretty slowly. I think i want to start volunteering at an animal shelter - it would get me out of the house and i'd get to help animals (with my luck i'd probably have to answer phones - i'd rather clean up animal poo!). I'll probably wait to apply for that because i'll probably be moving in a month. Yikes! That's a scary thought. I can't wait to have a permanent address. 

And there you have it. 

1 comment:

laura said...

bigger chubbikins=yes. even if i just commission one from you and you never make another one again.