I’ve long since learned, between health issues, work, and small kids in the house, that having firm studio goals becomes a stress, not an enjoyment.
Generally I just keep a running list of the possible next tasks, and choose what to tackle when I can do something.
I am trying something a little new, now. Jotting down a rough ratio that will hopefully keep my studio goals balanced:
4 doodling/drawing pages
1 doodling on fabric
2 exploring ideas in sketchbook
1 dyeing or fabric painting session
1 thermofax screen designed
4 blog, etc. updates
2 art critiques
1 colour study
Each time I complete one, I put an X beside it. When they all have the right number of X’s, I clear them out and start over again.
At the moment, there is nothing on here that involves making finished quilts. That will come soon, I hope. For now I am enjoying taking a step back, exploring the various steps to a finished quilt, and determining how I can best use my own voice throughout.
This is fun 🙂