December 14th, 2020 – 810

Starting to climb out of the dark place I’ve been in for most of 2020, just in time for the wretched thing to be over and done with. TWO is beginning to flow better, hit 1,100 words today and were it not a working day I could have gone for more. Life is still a mess right now but I’m putting it back together slowly. I just wish it didn’t take so long. It’s been such a long year and I don’t have much left in the tank.

Started using a new pen, Zebra Z Grip Flight. Honestly it’s a breath of fresh air and I think I’ll be stocking up on a lot of these. At some point I want to get a replacement Parker but I’m not quite financially free enough to do that yet. I’ll try to as soon as I’m able though.

Only other thing of note today was I sketched out a potential future painting. I’ve always wanted to see what all the Monkey Island islands would look like on one map, and while there are some of 1-4 in promotional images, I’ve always felt they kind of chuck islands wherever – especially Escape putting Booty and Phatt island on opposite sides of the damn map. So I’ve laid them out (names only, but if I do this they’ll have images) and I’m pretty proud of the WIP result: