Some of my readers have mentioned that they “miss” my hand-drawn renderings when I post computer aided designs (CAD) for my Design a Day project. I completely understand! When I paint, I tend to get lost in the “zone” and sometimes the results feel quite magical.
Case in point, today I set out to follow the tasks and timetable I had set out for myself. I know from the experience of “falling off” my schedule and focusing too long on perfecting one project just how cranky and unfulfilled I can feel. However, I was working on a detailed watercolor painting and the process of being immersed in that project ended up leaving me happy, excited and very satisfied. Never mind that the tasks I had scheduled for 3 o’clock, 4 o’clock and 5 o’clock p.m. went unnoticed and (temporarily) fell off my list.
However, to get myself back on track and avoid feeling too guilty, I did work on another CAD rendering for tonight. My goal with this one was to create quickly and experiment with some new backgrounds and lighting:
Are the dimensions perfect?
Have I gotten where I want to be with this yet?
Can I feel proud about checking off another one of my tasks for today?