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visual artist and writer marisol diaz

i am a self-defined Nuyorican creative (that is a Puerto Rican who is from both the isles of Manhattan, NYC and the Caribbean). I share daily in the joy of education and live in a cute port town in New York, in a 'teensy-weensy' apartment with my two dogs and canary named Valentino. Check out my Etsy shop for purchasable pieces. Please do not reproduce imagery off of this site without explicit credit and no derivatives may be made of my original imagery- Thank You.

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Nov142010

An Illustrated Message to My Inner Critic

So as many of you know I have been doing Nanowrimo this month and doing so along with many many other November obligations. Needless to say I am very behind and am beginning to lose the battle against my inner critic. One of the best Birthday gifts I got this month,(materialistically possibly in my whole life) is the Ipad. Now I've used the Iphone Brushes App before, which I love to make sketches with.

But this time with a bigger screen I decided to draw a message to my inner critic with my fingertip on the app Sketchbook Pro for Ipad. You can guess at which finger I used and please 'Warning', excuse the humor as I do generally maintain a rather 'clean' site, so this piece may be considered a bit too graphic. It is also a dummy mock up sketch for a piece I'm making with ink on paper right now too that I will show you next. I've been pretty sick for a week now so this has kept me distracted.Here is the result:

A message for my Inner Critic- digi art made on Sketchbook Pro Ipad by marisol diaz

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like cee lo green song .........

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbluedemon

we are our worst critics and yet we have to respect the jeers sometimes

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbluedemon

dude, you did this on the ipad?! that's so cool. keep up the work on your writing! i cant wait to hear more about it.

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlightfoot

soooooo nice. I can't believe this is from an ipad.

You should do tons and tons of blind contour drawings. That always destroys my inner critic in every medium and it makes everything better.

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercolin

i am your inner critic, how dare you try to keep me down...Who do you think you are anyway?! I will just pretend that the single finger means I am number 1 which we all know to be true...right?

November 16, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterstainboy21

Your work is always so beautiful! Hope you are feeling better! xoxoxo

November 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLibby

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