Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Blogging break – as life happened

Due to health issues I will not be posting much for a few weeks. I have been silent by choice for a while, partly due to work duties. Then when I was ready to start work on the blog and things art, I was suddenly struck by a weird affliction of a facial nerve. When in hospital I also found out that I have high blood pressure. So I will be resting from the tiring and scary trip to the hospital. And getting used to medication.Β  The facial nerve thing called Bell’s pareseΒ  will heal in a few weeks. It’s rather impractical, my face looks crooked. like this drawing I did the day before it happened.

March 15_blue drawings #2

I was doing blind contour drawings. Some of which turn out real crooked (especially the first one I did.. haha). Some turn out better.

March 14_Blue drawings #1a

Fortunately I had made some scans earlier.

March 14 _blue drawings #1b

I will be back soon.

I missed one day of daily creating. I even took a sketchbook to hospital. But never got to using it. See you soon.

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11 comments on “Blogging break – as life happened

  1. Jill Kuhn
    March 17, 2016

    Sorry to hear of your health issues, Corinne. I imagine that was quite scary to have happen. Your sketches are lovely. Please take good care of you! πŸ’œπŸ’

  2. Catherine Johnson
    March 17, 2016

    Take care, Corinne x

  3. memadtwo
    March 18, 2016

    Bell’s Palsy is scary but it does go away…good luck, and relax!

    • corinnebekker
      March 19, 2016

      Thanks. I try to relax – if only to give my eye a rest. it needs it, as it doesn’t close properly. Happy I have fake tears to keep them moist. πŸ™‚

  4. Your sketches are wonderful, Corinne! Sending you warm thoughts for a speedy recovery my friend!! πŸ’•

    • corinnebekker
      March 19, 2016

      Thanks my friend. So happy for all good wishes I am receiving. Much appreciated.

  5. kathiwerner
    March 18, 2016

    Sorry to hear that you have those health issues! I hope you will get better soon ! Awesome sketches!

    • corinnebekker
      March 19, 2016

      Thanks Kathrin. Happy to be home and getting good care.It will take a while, though. I’m glad I have all my art supplies close at hand. πŸ™‚

  6. Sheila Marie Delgado
    March 19, 2016

    Take good care Corinne, and know you will be missed. πŸ™‚ When you are feeling better, we will be here πŸ™‚ Love these by the way. Don’t we all have those days when we feel slightly wonky?

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