THE END #TheSketchbookProject pages 36-39 #LyndaBarry #arttherapy

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Pages 36-39 and cover December 30, 2010 9 AM New Year approaches fast now and my head swims with to-do lists and the knowledge that I have to find a way to market myself that reflects what I need to make.  Never mind the concept…

Write and read anything… #TheSketchbookProject pages 33-35 #arttherapyforone

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Pages 33-35 December 28, 2010 Write and read anything… Wasting prisoner went down stealing. He needs to get away so we allowed the watermelon to hide. I see a chance. And he smile and answer all calm. Monkey.  Thousand.  Choice. Invent tales. His choices need…

@peeweeherman #TheSketchbookProject page 32 #childhood

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 32 December 26, 2010 For links to pages 1-31 go to LINK

December on Purpose #TheSketchbookProject pages 29-31 #arttherapy #journal

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Pages 29-31 December 26, 2010 The therapeutic power of journaling stream of consciousness –> reduce anxiety. Note: the antique book pages were purchased on ETSY from DIGITAL EXPRESSIONS & ARTFUL PAPERS! For links to pages 1-28 go to LINK

Grace, Xmas cookies and @trampolinah #TheSketchbookProject pages 27-28

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Pages 27-28 December 21, 2010 To see pages 1-26 see LINK

Kaholism #TheSketchbookProject page 26 #arttherapy for one

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 26 December 19, 2010 To see pages 1-14 go to The Sketchbook Project Links To see pages 15-20 go to Disintegration To see pages 21-25 go to Graffiti TO SEE MY FRIDA SERIES GO TO FRIDA KAHLO

Graffiti in the forest #TheSketchbookProject pages 21-25

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Pages 21-25 …there is a time to kick the whole bloated sensation of ART on its whore-ass. – Bukowski December 17-18, 2010 To see pages 1-14 go to The Sketchbook Project Links To see pages 15-20 go to Disintegration  

#Disintegration- #TheSketchbookProject pages 15-20

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None My journal pages feel ugly and messy and dismantled.  But as the disintegration and Kafkaesque fragmentation occurs, both in life and on paper, the truth is revealed and it would be dishonest to pretty them up. Pages 15-20 November 25- December 10, 2010 To see pages…

Sometimes you have to stay home and cry. #Grief and #TheSketchbookProject pages 13/14

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Incoherent stream of consciousness ramblings… Page 13 Transcript November 19/20, 2010 The end is not the end.  It is a transition. 15:37 Fort Langley My regular pilgrimage to Fort Langley to connect with mom and rituals we loved doing together.  Coming out by myself is…

#TheSketchbookProject page 11/12 from @VanArtGallery visit and today’s sketch drenched in soy sauce

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 11 Transcript October 23, 2010 10:49 AM The trip to SF was so amazing that I think I went into mourning afterwards,  I finally have a few minutes to myself that I am setting aside to rework the pages I started in SF. Page…

#TheSketchbookProject page 10: Final day of #SanFrancisco trip part 2

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 10 Transcript Monday October 11, 2010 18:03 Sitting at Gate 68 @SFO.  Anna left me at the security lineup.  We had an amazing time.  I need to believe that these anxiety moments are worth it. Trust, trust, trust. Does this need to cry imply…

The Sketchbook Project page 9: Final day of #SanFrancisco trip…

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 9 Transcript Monday October 11, 2010 9:27 AM. Plans for today: Centre is closed so Anna will drop off sock monkey tomorrow! Pack –> drop off stuff to Aritzia –> after Farm Table –> Container Store –> Union Square –> Borders? –> Gallery (Maiden…

The Sketchbook Project page 8, and mysterious photos from #MysteryMister

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 8 Transcript Sunday October 10, 2010 21:22 PJ’s and Arrested Development. Already missing Anna even tho we still have tomorrow and she is coming to Vancouver for Halloween.  I need to look into anxiety tools.  Redo pages with watercolor a la Lynda Barry.  Woke…

The Sketchbook Project page 7

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 7 Transcript Sunday October 10, 2010 9:17 Golden Gate Early Risers. Early Breakfast. Early Start. It’s bizarre for me just to relax into it.  Instead of racing the mind to guilt and self-critique, breathe into the moment, not letting the default setting on anxiety…

The Sketchbook Project page 6

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 6 Transcript Saturday October 9, 2010 [Anna writes:] Bia’s on Haight and Belvedere We ordered 2- Coronas 2-waters 1 Mozzarella Salad My fave!  Love!  Munchkin Kat!!! <– Some of our salad [I write:] 16:25 October 9/10 –> Off to Sockshop! To Haight Ashbury for…

The Sketchbook Project page 5

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 5 Transcript Saturday October 9, 2010 Plan for today:  Leave 11 AM Hayes Valley –> 12:40 Castro “Lime” Lunch at 1 PM –> Castro Street –> 3 PM bus Mosaic to Haight Ashbury –> shop –> 6 PM –> Filmore Str (Haight & Cole…

The Sketchbook Project page 4

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 4 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre At Borders under the dome 16:54 Look up Hans Fallada “The Drinker” and “Everyman Dies Alone” 17:04 Anna is almost done.  Time for Whole Foods and an opening tonight. There is a lady sleeping…

The Sketchbook Project page 3

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 3 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre At Nordstrom Espresso Bar 2010 October 2010 15:52 San Francisco What do I think of when I think of “and then there was none”?  When I first chose the theme I thought about Mom’s…

The Sketchbook Project page 2

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 2 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre Karin • Kristina • Mamma It’s almost been 2 years since mom passed away.  I have never really written about those last moments.  For they were not “last.”  But all of a sudden– Mom’s…

The Sketchbook Project page 1

THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 1 Transcript 8:16 AM Friday October 8, 2010 Gate 83 @YVR I promised myself I would start this journal at the aiport on my way to visit Anna.  It will be a place to process grief.  A place to address loss and allow myself to…