As so often is the case, you can place the blame for this one on the Museum of English Rural Life. (I mean, not really, but what a sentence.)
It feels somewhat strange to report progress in anything during a pandemic and for no other reason than for funsies, but I feel like I’m making some gains in vector artwork.
Just a quick post to share my apparent progress with Adobe Illustrator; apparently I’ve leveled up in digital illustration! Somewhat unexpected, I have to be honest, but I’m definitely feeling like an old dog can learn new tricks somehow, even if that dog has spent literal years away from the fetch stick. I wish someone had told me years ago that Photoshop is painting on a canvas, with all the awkwardness of digital tool input and stroke translation, sure, but Illustrator is the awkwardness of painting on graph paper by describing mathematical formulas for what to place where and with what kind of curves. Who knew? (Lots of people. Just not so much me.)
And all of a sudden, it’s pub day! (Forgive me for posting just past midnight. Call it a pub night, minus the alcohol.) Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz’s book of poetry, Love from the Vortex & Other Poems, is available on Amazon in print and in ebook, and will be in bookstores near you soon. It’s been a real honor to work with Yolanda and the team at Kaleidoscope Vibrations so here, briefly, are some thank yous I absolutely did not prepare in advance. (I should have; it’s late as I’m posting this.)
So…as I am making social media posts tonight about how I’ve busted ass this week to finish my work with Love from the Vortex, I realize I haven’t actually shared the pre-order link for the book ? Nor Yolie’s beautiful website (the envy!!) and the page she has for the book??