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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Life Goals in Weird Times

Keeping it simple these days. (I don't have pets, but it's always a pleasure to meet other people's dogs.)

Thanks for reading. Connie on Ko-fi

[4-panel borderless comic page about resetting "Life Goals in Weird Times." Panel 1: A cartoon girl with a braid knees down and holds out her hand to greet a dog that is sitting in a basket and says, "I come in peace." Caption: "Be kind." Panel 2: The girl is seated next to the basket and the dog is now sitting on her lap. Caption: "Learn to love yourself and accept love from others." Panel 3: The girl is enjoying a meal with a blissed out expression on her face. Panel 4: The girl is in workout clothes, running in the park. Caption: "Eat all your favorite foods - without gaining weight. That is all." Original illustrated comic by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022.]
4-panel borderless comic page about resetting "Life Goals in Weird Times." Panel 1: A cartoon girl with a braid knees down and holds out her hand to greet a dog that is sitting in a basket and says, "I come in peace." Caption: "Be kind." Panel 2: The girl is seated next to the basket and the dog is now sitting on her lap. Caption: "Learn to love yourself and accept love from others." Panel 3: The girl is enjoying a meal with a blissed out expression on her face. Panel 4: The girl is in workout clothes, running in the park. Caption: "Eat all your favorite foods - without gaining weight. That is all." Original illustrated comic by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022.


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

I've Done What I Can Do

If it's all you can do today, it's enough. 

Thanks for reading. Connie on Ko-fi

[3-panel comic of a cartoon girl with a braid, alone in a desolate grayed out landscape, with heavy storm clouds looming over head. The girl is in color, against the grayscale background. In prominent script, the dark clouds are emblazoned with the word "WORRIES," as the girl looks up at the sky apprehensively in panel 1. In panel 2, she takes out an umbrella. In panel 3, she holds the open umbrella over her head and awaits the approaching storm. The heading reads, "I've Done What I Can Do." Cartoon illustration by ©Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022.]
3-panel comic of a cartoon girl with a braid, alone in a desolate grayed out landscape, with heavy storm clouds looming over head. The girl is in color, against the grayscale background. In prominent script, the dark clouds are emblazoned with the word "WORRIES," as the girl looks up at the sky apprehensively in panel 1. In panel 2, she takes out an umbrella. In panel 3, she holds the open umbrella over her head and awaits the approaching storm. The heading reads, "I've Done What I Can Do." Cartoon illustration by ©Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022.


Friday, August 05, 2022

All My Anxieties Are Correct

It feels like "prove me wrong" is our collective vibe as a society these days. Anxieties aside, I hope you have a calm weekend. 

Thanks for reading. Connie on Ko-fi

[Single-panel comic of a cartoon girl, hair in a bun, bursting through an office door with a look of dramatic defiance. The caption reads, "Me, walking into therapy like - BAM!!" while giant, confrontational speech bubbles dominate the composition and read, "ALL MY ANXIETIES ARE CORRECT! PROVE ME WRONG!" Original cartoon illustration by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022, all rights reserved.]
Single-panel comic of a cartoon girl, hair in a bun, bursting through an office door with a look of dramatic defiance. The caption reads, "Me, walking into therapy like - BAM!!" while giant, confrontational speech bubbles dominate the composition and read, "ALL MY ANXIETIES ARE CORRECT!  PROVE ME WRONG!" Original cartoon illustration by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022, all rights reserved.


Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Dumb Mistakes (Creative Notes #77)

I guess I'll learn everything the hard way after all. 

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Thanks as always for reading. New episodes every Wednesday.

[5-panel comic strip of a cartoon girl with a bun having a conversation with her younger self. Episode 77 from webcomic series "Creative Notes" by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022, for Tinyview. Panel 1: Girl says to the viewer, "If I were to tell my younger self one thing, it'd be-" Panel 2: She is interrupted by her petulant-looking Younger Self in a pink headband, who says dismissively, "TSK! Save your breath." Panel 3: Younger Self, hands akimbo, asserts that, "I'll learn by making all the same dumb mistakes you did." Panel 4: Younger Self walks off, followed by Older Version, who tries to retort, only to be cut-off again by Younger Self, who abruptly ends the conversation with "I'm good THX" and walks off. Panel 5: Girl is left by herself and observes, "Well, I was a real pill, wasn't I?" https://tinyview.com/connie/2022/07/27/episode-77-dumb-mistakes] 
5-panel comic strip of a cartoon girl with a bun having a conversation with her younger self. Episode 77 from webcomic series "Creative Notes" by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022, for Tinyview. Panel 1: Girl says to the viewer, "If I were to tell my younger self one thing, it'd be-" Panel 2: She is interrupted by her petulant-looking Younger Self in a pink headband, who says dismissively, "TSK! Save your breath." Panel 3: Younger Self, hands akimbo, asserts that, "I'll learn by making all the same dumb mistakes you did." Panel 4: Younger Self walks off, followed by Older Version, who tries to retort, only to be cut-off again by Younger Self, who abruptly ends the conversation with "I'm good THX" and walks off. Panel 5: Girl is left by herself and observes, "Well, I was a real pill, wasn't I?" https://tinyview.com/connie/2022/07/27/episode-77-dumb-mistakes