Finding your way

The Illustration Friday theme this week is “map,” a concept I’ve been playing with for years.  With so many associations — getting lost, finding home, exploring the new, setting off on adventure, and trying to figure out where the hell you are  — I think that, even in this age of GPS, there’s a map for every journey, and every part of life.

 

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Something warm for a cold evening

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I’ve been so busy at work I haven’t had much time for Illustration Friday (or much else!) Coming in under the wire (it’s Thursday evening here), here’s a little something for the Illustration Friday theme, “tea.”

Watercolor on Canson Montval paper; the text at the bottom and the border are courtesy of Photoshop.

We all wear a lot of hats

Since it can be hard to remember who you are, as opposed to what roles you’re playing, I’ve always liked this advice:

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For Illustration Friday’s “hat” theme.  The original’s watercolor and colored pencil in a Canson Montval watercolor field book; I cleaned up and reworked the scan a bit in Photoshop.