Here's my submission for my university's scholarship gala student-work auction. I don't know what format to get this printed, but I'm thinking a scroll would be nice. We'll see. But before that, I want you to indulge me in a little comparison.
It's always weird to see how much I've improved in the last few years. I never feel like I'm at the place I want to be artistically, but when I compare my current stuff with my old stuff, I suddenly feel a lot better about the progress I'm making. So, every year for the last 5 years I've been making Japanese New Year greeting cards using the Chinese zodiac as a motif. I kind of cheated and made my auction submission New Years-y so it can double function as a card. So for the purpose of making me feel good, let's compare:
Completed 3 years ago.
Although if I think about it 3 years is a pretty long time. But seriously. Thank goodness for moving forward. O_O;;