Tuesday, August 21, 2012

A little mantra


This is a little mantra I say to myself when I'm stalled.  Or overwhelmed with my to-do list.  I figured it might be helpful to have it pinned to the wall so I can see it, so I illustrated it.  And it really works!  Yesterday my husband saw my sketchbook opened to the sketch for this and decided not to blow off his workout! 

It's a crow-quill pen and ink drawing that was colored and finished in Photoshop.

Available as a print here!

21 comments:

  1. Wonderful illo... and just what I needed! Thanks, Laurie :)

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  2. THIS is fabulous, Laurie! A wonderful reminder that really resonates!!

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  3. I should print this out and put it above my desk...! And I really like the way you've drawn that sweet bird.

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    1. Beautiful! And I love the choice of an early bird to chant this mantra.

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  4. Laurie, I just wanted to pop by again and say thank you for your very kind and generous words at my blog..you are a gem!

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    1. You're welcome! Visiting your blog and seeing your work is always a treat.

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  5. love, love this! I want to print it and hang it over my desk!

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    1. Thanks Rita! Go for it. I promise it works! :)

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  6. Great illustration for a great motto! (and yes, it does work :))

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  7. Yes, I think you should definitely sell prints of this one...a charming reminder!

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    1. Thanks! I've been wanting to try selling a print or two so maybe this one would be a good place to start!

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  8. I totally need this lately. My "to do" list is so long that for some reason my mind has resorted to doing nothing. Not helpful!

    xo - Brandi

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    1. Sounds exactly like me! Thanks for the visit and comment. :)

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  9. Oh how i needed this... it is the overwhelming amount on my to do list that always cripples me into a not doing anything at all. But this note/blog and wonderful illo has come at the right time. THANK YOU

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  10. Thank you, Naomi! I'm glad it was inspiring! :)

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