Announcing My Next Step: “STORY OF PROGRESSION”

It’s here. 

11031743_10206189342562121_97464379_nAghhh I don’t even know where to start! 😀

So yes, it’s called Story of Progressionand it’s the LONGEST project that I’m committing myself to. SoP (because yes, I adore abbreviations..) consists of me DRAWING everyday for 356 days. Yep, that’s like an entire YEAR. *yikes*

[I’ve made a facebook page for putting up the drawings. Also, a tumblr in case you’re not on facebook. Links will be in the sidebar. So don’t worry..ToW will still be mostly words! 🙂 ]

You might be wondering “why?”..Like why even the prospect of “drawing” when I’ve introduced myself to the internet as a writer and reader but never a draw-er (ahem for the lack of a better word..). But that’s EXACTLY the reason why I want to do it.

As a child, I did like to draw. That’s not to mean the usual phase where toddlers and crayons are inseparable, but like really really liked to draw up until a few years back. Eventually though, I kind of just started to ignore drawing, sometimes blaming my lack or art supplies or postponing incomplete drawings for when I’m more “ready”.

It was during this time that I started notice how much I loved to write.

I’m definitely glad that I did but you know, it does feel like I somehow betrayed my initial creative calling and eventually I couldn’t even hear it at all. And I’m willing to change that.

I’m willing to listen.

Right now, thinking about this all, I am a 100% worried about how well I’ll be able to juggle between writing and drawing (oh and yeah that studying bit too! 😛 ), it’s very easy to just forget it and go back to an easier (and mundane) lifestyle with no creative responsibilities.

Yet where’s the fun in that?

I know that hardships are inevitable and there will be MANY times that I’ll doubt ever thinking I was capable. And most surely many days, there may seem that NO time can be found for such a difficult task.

Still, despair too, has its limits.  

 

I set to prove that creativity is achievable, even in the most average of ways. It doesn’t have to be grand or perfect, it just has there. 

 

-Toto
🙂

 

 

3 Comments

  • Thank you for stopping by my blog. Good luck with your project, and like you, I also used to like to draw as a child. Every once in a blue moon, I’ll grab some paint brushes or pastels and pretend I’m that kid again. It’s always so fulfilling. I hope that a year of drawing fills you in the same way…

    • tinkererofwords

      March 25, 2015 at 8:44 pm Reply

      aww actually THANK YOU for taking the time to write such a sweet and encouraging comment 🙂 I suppose we’ve all still got some part of our toddler selves who loved to dabble in art! 😀
      Thanks once more and oh I’ll surely be visiting your blog again.

  • miss.mysterious

    May 26, 2015 at 11:24 am Reply

    Congratz 😀
    TWO months :’) so proud of you! (Y)

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