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Working with a giant project

I've been busy and it's easy to see from, how often I've been writing lately. Anyways in beginning I promised for myself, that keeping the blog isn't going to be something, that I let to stress myself. I'm using all my time and energy for the work, what I'm doing right now. I don't want to tell more about it now, but for this post's sake, I need to tell, that I'm working with Photoshop and using hundreds of hours for this.

The biggest challenge for me is, that I don't remember to take a breaks. Somehow drawing with computer, doesn't feel same way working, then sewing or painting. I easily forget to drink or eat. Suddenly I notice,  that I've been drawing four hours and haven't moved at all. In long run, this is really stupid and I'm trying to focus specifically to this. Currently I'm "watching" Netflix while working. More like I have it open and I'm listening and time to time looking what is happening. My idea for now is to make myself to take a short break at every time, when a episode ends. I'm watching drama series now, so it would be about every fifty minutes. Drink and move a little bit at least. I know that I'm hurting myself with my behavior, but I'm kind of in drawing bubble and forgetting the world around me. I just need to focus to this, because while days goes pass, I'm demanding more and more from my body and mind. I need to be able to keep working next months and rest and taking care of myself is more undeniable now then ever.

How to keep my focus, inspiration and motivation as strong then in beginning? I absolute struggle with this at days, when I'm tired. Then everything feels more like burden, even it's something that most days makes me so happy. Working has been making me so happy, that I time to time just draw and smile. So first thing is to go with a work you want to do. It's not always possible to select your works, plus it's definitely a plus. When my work has multiple parts and I feel like I'm stuck, I just move to next part and let the first be awhile. Or if it's just one part work and you can't do it, then taking a break from it. When I look the work with fresh eyes, I'm always seeing something new. Some mistakes or something places that needs more to fill the place. Sometimes it can be helpful to let others to see what you are working. People see different things and you might get good advises. Or supporting word to courage you to keep you going. More in Twitter @FromMadeByMeri




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  1. I ɑlso use my embrⲟidery ѕϲissors a lot.

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  2. Same. Overall I use many types of scissors for different purposes. Like I don't use same for double sided type and fabrick.

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