01 December 2005

This morning

I couldn't sleep last night, so stayed up all the night doing this:



Then I went for a walk to watch the dawn:



9 comments:

paintergirl said...

You are an inspiration. I think this is super, and I really like your website too. I love the hand drawn lettering.
I have to ask, do you do paid illustrations as side work?

David said...

Nope. I work as a copyeditor. I reckon doing something completely unrelated as a day job's got a lot going for it.

Lilly said...

Holy shit! [that's meant in a very good way, by the way] - that is fantastic! I've not had a proper night's sleep since Saturday night.....how come I cannot spend my sleepless nights producing something that amazing?

Again, it's gotta be that drinking water in NZ! ;-)

Lilly said...

['something that amazing' -- it would maybe make more sense if I wrote 'something as amazing as that'....this English language; a constant challenge. I hope I'm making some kind of sense. Just a wee bit]

David said...

I prefer 'something that amazing'. It says the same thing with fewer words.

Oh, I usually forget to mention it, but cheers for both the nice comments guys. I really mean it when I say this is what the Internet is all about. We're all in this together. Some people try to get what they can. Other people do good stuff. No prizes for guessing which group I prefer.

Kia kaha,

- D.

Lilly said...

Hehe. I suppose sometimes less is more ;-)

[At least I did get a good night's sleep last night. Didn't roll out of bed till 10.30am this morning -- I feel reborn!]

David said...

Ha ha, punk rock aesthetic. Strip it all back to the bare bones.

I think I might sleep tonight. I hope so anyway. There's nothing like a good sleep in - indulge that hypnogogic state.

Lilly said...

Punk rock aesthetic --> thumbs up. But unfortunately I often struggle when it comes to finding the 'right' words....so I end up writing 15 words when, really, 6 would have sufficed!

Hope you had a good night's sleep and a wonderful long lie-in.

David said...

Yeah, but that's why you do different drafts. I've been working directly with writers recently, and when they get stuck I say 'Pretend I know nothing about the subject and tell me what you want to say' then we write down what they said and only need to tinker with it later.

I did have both, thank you kindly, but not tonight by the looks of it. I'm meant to go back to work tomorrow but I'm off to the doctor instead.

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