One of the exercises on the drawing course is to develop a “selfie” cartoon … a character self portrait. This caused me to use up a lot of pages in the sketch book. And to get really upset. Vanity struggles with realism. Ageing is not a good look for me, never mind the artistic challenge of frizzy grey hair.
*In the UK we have a category which the government has designated “shielded” which includes people vulnerable to the effects of Covid 19 and therefore not allowed to leave their homes for any purpose other than medical.
This household is one of them.
“I’ve been blown a bit off course by this 12 week quarantine thing. Staying at home …”
” I mean … self-isolating is what I do all the time.”
“But I am sorry that my Inktober52 prompts and drawings have become non-existant. As soon as my self-isolated brain gets organised I will tell it to get my blog back in order.”
“But maybe without the Inktober52 prompts!”
“Take care. Keep safe. Keep well.”
So why don’t you show me what you drew for that “Folktale Week” thingummybob on Instagram?
I know I’m long dead, dears. But I might as well talk to you direct because my daughter has become some kind of zombie. I certainly never spent this long on the phone.