working from photo – that seemed to sum up where I was at that particular evening. In a darkish place, but with enough light to keep going.

Sometimes its crap being the grown up.
And being the one to keep it all together.

Hey, what if the mother/wife were to lose the plot, rant and rave, throw herself on the ground and scream, run away with a circus, refuse to get out of bed, eat chocolate until death, decide to take up pole sitting………….would everyone magically find it in themselves to take charge of their lives and own issues?

one wonders….


scribble, sketch, self, self portrait

I like to play. I find joy in small things and moments where the edge between conscious looking and subconscious seeing becomes soft enough for me to be there for a moment.

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  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyover 1 year ago

    Hmm, you’ve added a few years to yourself — is this fear of the future? Don’t worry, be happy, says Grandma Betty!

  • hehe, thank you Betty! I am happy – just have a bit on my plate (yep, like everyone else! :) Actually….I usually don’t show the wrinkly and drawn bits…but they are there for real!

    – LouJay

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordover 1 year ago

    How clever are you…..wonderful Lou!

  • Thank you Trish!

    – LouJay

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsover 1 year ago


  • Thank you Shylie!

    – LouJay

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 1 year ago

    great sketch of self, love the loose lines.

  • Thank you Lisa. I am enjoying the occasional scribble these days. Its nice allowing what comes to come and not be too fussed about the end product…..

    – LouJay

  • Richard Robinson
    Richard Robinsonover 1 year ago

    Very nice. Wish I could do this! :)

  • Thankyou Richard! and your work is so excellent, I am sure you could do this way better! :))

    – LouJay

  • Albert
    Albertover 1 year ago


  • Thank you so much Albert

    – LouJay

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