I am an artist/graphic designer/photographer, which one depends on what side of the bed I get out of in the morning. I scribble a lot.
I had a rock tumbler as a child and really enjoyed it. When my youngest was a child we bought her one. She was eager to enjoy it too, but somewhere after starting on that path, we lost track and it everything inside turned into a solid mass. We tossed it and forgot about it. On a recent beach trip, I collected handfuls of rocks, as I am always likely to do, and, upon return, remembered how I loved my childhood rock tumbler. I immediately researched, ordered and eagerly anticipated its delivery. Of course, with Amazon Prime, that was only a couple day’s wait. As soon as I unboxed it I thought “what am I doing?” I have neither time, nor space for yet another hobby. I thought “what will I DO with a pile of polished, pretty rocks?” I would gather them in my hands and feel their silky smoothness. I would likely gather them in some beautiful glass bowl and…then what? I have toddler grand kids frequently at my home. They put small colorful things in their mouths and up their noses and feed them to the dogs regularly. And I don’t even have a single space to display a bog bowl of pretty rocks. So I quickly decided “I’m Returning the Rock Tumbler” and will, for NOW, stick to painting them when the mood strikes.
ATC card left hidden for someone else to find.
ATC card to leave hidden for someone to find.
I also digitally made this into a seamless repeating pattern, so it can be put on fabric, wallpaper, home goods, clothing, etc.
Original available at http://www.tonyadoughty.net/originals/jane-is-a-swimmer or see below for print options.
Original sold, but prints available.
Original for sale, see below. Prints and more can be found at http://www.tonyadoughty.net/prints-and-other/
Imaginary Friend Drawing Challenge