Just a few weeks ago was my birthday, and a very lovely one at that!
First of all, I'd like to thank my friends sir_pinkleton
, who are also here on LJ, for their good wishes. I had a nice day, spent it with family and my dear, ate a lot... Good stuff, all in all.
The lack of update on my behalf is due mostly to me starting to draw again. I say again because as far as I'm aware I've been attempting to draw since I can remember, but never really got around to it. As in, I never actually learnt the foundations behind it. With my boyfriend's support and constant encouraging me, I think I'm settled on this road. It is a far, and very lengthy one, so much that I think it will be a long while till I can call myself an artist, and an even longer while till I begin uploading my own stuff here -- which was initially the purpose of this blog of mine -- but things as they are, yes, I still have a lot to learn.
However, block-head as I am, I might just upload some stuff (if it's remotely close
to being decent) in the future, and hopefully that 'future' is not as distant. Becoming an artist has always been my dearest dream since, like, forever. I can't wait to do some Zero/X pieces!
On another note, recently I've acquired some new figurines to fill my collection. So far I've 13 figures with 9 nine of them being Rockman
figures, and they are from the ever so popular D-Arts line, and Kotobukiya. The new ones I got, actually, are all from Koto. I may take some pictures but it's hard for me to find the time to sit down and snap a few, so all I can say right now is that if I do find a time gap between my daily drawing practices, I might have some up, perhaps before the month ends, or somewhere around March. We'll see.
These days I have been practicing for six hours, sometimes five if I take a longer break (because my back tends to ache after a while). My partner always reminds me that the key is to remain constant, so no matter what I do, what little or a lot I do, I have to keep drawing. More than once I find myself being a little too hard on myself and feeling like dropping the pencil for good, but if it wasn't for my boyfriend, I know I would have. Truth be told, it's only been the first week, but I guess I've been so immersed into it, that somehow, it feels like more time has passed. When I take breaks, I usually go fetch some food or hunt for pictures, Rockman fanart, or take a nice look at my Zerokkusu collection. At the end of the day, I have a nice gaming session on Dead Space 3
with my man, and then it's off to bed.
So yeah, as you see, I've been good. My "practice" sketchbook is going well, and I'm happy for that. I wish my progress was faster than it is now though... Or maybe it's just me. I do take my time when I'm trying to understand what I'm learning. After all, I'm learning to see, and that's something that's mastered through practice itself. It's just my attitude that gets to me, that makes me beat myself up for everything and anything I do *sigh*
Also, I'm having a stomach ache, probably thanks to some numerous candies I had the luxury of eating up... yesterday.