Sketches…drawings…stuff

Out With the Old…

…well, maybe not so much “out.” More like “continue.” I can’t say it was a bad year, but it was a bit uncertain, and I’m pretty sure 2012 will be the same. I could make resolutions and goals and plans and all, but I don’t know that it will get me anywhere. Mostly I plan to keep going and see where I end up. Maybe not the best way to do things, but I think it will work out in the end.

This is not to say there aren’t things I plan to improve this year. I really need to learn to organize my time. I find that when I’m crazy busy, I’m far more organized and efficient than when I don’t have much to do. I need to keep that efficiency all the time—because, let’s face it, I should always be crazy busy. There are so many art projects in my head that I don’t know how I can keep stuffing more in there—and, yet, I do. Every day. I need to get them out and finished.

I also need to figure out how to work this Internet community thing. If I’m going to continue freelancing, I need to get out more, even if it’s just virtual. I need to learn how to use LinkedIn and Twitter—and more importantly, I need to actually post stuff. I tend to treat the Internet the same way as the old office Christmas party, where I stand in a corner and listen to everyone else’s conversations. Not that it isn’t fun, but I’m never going to get anywhere if I don’t say something. Which leads to…

…do more stuff so I have stuff to say. Which, once I’m crazy busy all the time, shouldn’t be hard to do. I hope.

Anyway, here’s to a great year for everyone.

Happy New Year!

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2 responses

  1. We need a place where all us corner-standers can stand in a corner near each other. That should foster communication.

    Happy New Year to you!

    December 31, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    • I like that idea! A party within a party…in the corner!

      December 31, 2011 at 10:22 pm

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