But then, when you start drawing you can never be quite sure what is going to happen next, can you?*
I am going to be taking some days out, but thought to play with a single blog that will alter a little each day.
I’ve included the quote that caught my eye and set up the doodle I’ll be working on through the week.
You also may like to doodle through the week fuelled by the quote.
One of the things I have had to learn is that what I want** wasn’t where I thought it would be.
It turns out I had to move to somewhere else: physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually – something that I had to learn along the way.
So I’m still learning and moving, with lots of course corrections.
That’s okay, though. T. S. Eliot declared that old men should be explorers. (Women too, please.)
In mapmaking, there was a time when cartographers would fill spaces they didn’t know anything about with sea-monsters.
Then things changed.
A group of map-makers came along who said “we’re just going to leave areas blank that we don’t know anything about and we’ll fill them in as they’re explored and we know what’s there.”
*From Quentin Blake’s Angel Pavement:
**I have just been reminded that want can also mean lack.