1. I'm updating this list as I work, about every half hour.
  2. I'm going to need to sleep at some point so this might take me a long time to finish.
  3. Unlike other ⚡️ LIVE LISTS ⚡️ I've done, this is an illustration for a magazine!
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    I've been assigned four illustrations for this article and this is the last one I'm working on.
  4. (the others are already done)
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  5. I was sent the text for the article and then presented the (awesome!) art director with a few sketches
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    this is the one we landed on
  6. blocking in the background...
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  7. trying to leave some guidelines so I keep the composition in place
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  9. background colors still... takes a long time on a piece this large
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  11. doing a lot of this
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  12. clouds, books, ferns
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  13. lots of tiny details to make room for
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  14. coffee break: 12:20am
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  15. ☕️ while I drink my coffee, I'll tell you this is an article about how students and educators alike are rediscovering the value of printed books in the classroom in conjunction with new technologies
  16. ☕️ one of the ideas i presented was an archaeological dig into and on books. it's sort of sequential with the other illustrations
  17. ☕️ I love being an illustrator the most when I have the opportunity to think critically and come up with creative solutions to visuals that accompany the written word
  18. shit! I put my palm on the painting and smeared it!
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  19. holy crap! David Cameron resigned?
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    was this expected? bc it seems like chaos
  20. glad I'm up to listen to npr
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    ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️
  21. ☕️🍃☕️🍃☕️🍃☕️👯
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  22. leafy details
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  23. I'm going to sleep... I'll do more in the morning
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  24. ☕️☕️☕️☕️ GOOD MORNING
    getting back to it now
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  27. I'm audiobooking - anyone read Kitchens of the Great Midwest?
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    oh the author is on li.st! hi @jryanstradal
  28. starting to get sick of painting leaves
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  29. but paint leaves I must ✊
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  31. 🎶 oops I did it again
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    remember the bracelet from this list: HOW I KNEW THIS ACTOR WAS A FAKE
  32. I have to take a break to take care of other stuff. be back in a little while! 🔜⏰
  33. ok I'm getting back to it again. I'm having sort of a crappy day so hopefully I don't screw this up!
    🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀
  34. almost done!
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  35. painting tiny shadows no one will notice but me
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  36. I think I am done here!
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    12:28am on Saturday!
  37. 💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽