My 2019 -

The Year of the Rat

For the rest of the world, the Chinese zodiac declares 2019 to be the Year of the Pig.  But for me, it's the Year of the Rat.  The rat Colwyn, that is.

Colwyn is the central character in a book I am writing and illustrating, "Milkweed Manor."  I began it last spring and, after a long break from it, have decided to devote my year to working on it and hopefully finishing it.

It's a challenging transition because for so long I have enjoyed moving from medium to medium, creating paintings, drawings, collages, sculpture, needle felting, and on and on!  A couple of different factors led to me decision.  For one, I was finding myself interested in a more long-term project.  But most importantly, the advice I hear everywhere regarding focus finally came into focus for me. 

I'm excited!  And I invite you to join me on this journey.  To ride along, follow me on Facebook here, 

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or follow my facebook page about the creation of Milkweed Manor - here.

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or follow my blog which is here on the website.  I'll be writing about the whole process of writing and illustrating the book. 

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