Motivation

HELLLOO everyone. I survived my first week of hectic National Exam preparation *cries*

It’s only the first week but I felt like I’ve been pushing myself so hard. I didn’t take extra courses this time (unlike my Elementary or Junior High exams), so every day after classes are over I redo the exercises and ask my teachers. Then after I get home and cleaned myself, I do the exercise more again. Probably my most productive era ever XD. Except today ahahah I NEED a break so I created an illustration (that I’m about to reveal after this) and went out to eat Taiwanese ice dessert AT A COLD AFTER RAIN OF 10 P.M AHAHAHAHAHHA.

Kinda hard to juggle everything; Biology, Math, Physics, Chemistry (well, Biology isn’t really a huge problem compared to the latter to be honest). But I wasn’t the only one struggling. I notice how exhausted almost all of my classmates (yes; almost. because some people looked so careless ;-;). My class councilor told us that it is a hectic semester and we need to stop grumbling so we can achieve our graduation with the best scores.

Which inspired me to create this:filipi wp

(save HQ version, print it, make it a desktop wallpaper, whatever. as long as you don’t sell them lol)

Yeah it’s in Indonesian… because I’ll put the original up in my classroom ^_^ It’s a Bible Verse.

Philippians 2:14

— Do all things without complaining and disputing,

I hope everyone (my classmates or whoever reading this) would be motivated and so we can all graduate together! Fighting!

Xoxo

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Deep talks

WHOA it’s been a while!! So sorry for the lack of post. As usual, I blame school. But I still make a lot of stuffs all these months.. It’s just that writing a blog post could take a while so I didn’t do it hehe. I update a lot more on my personal instagram, @sherlen.

Let’s talk about academic things first. Thank God my midterm exam results are okay so I don’t have to do extra works. And, all of my classmates are signing up and taking tests for university enrollment and that makes me feel.. extra anxious. Yes, I have decided to take a year off after I graduated but I don’t know…. Looking at them make me feel like a hopeless kid for not enrolling into a university. Every weekend they discuss it on our WhatsApp group and I sometimes feel left out.

There are a lot of reasons of why I decided to take a gap year. It’s weird how months or even years ago I was very, very sure of taking Graphic Design in a certain local university. But now, I reconsider everything. That certain university is like the “safest option” of all, and it seems like at least half of my classmates are enrolled in there. And I don’t quite like it. That uni is also extremely close to my house! That is not my goal in life after high school. Graphic Design is getting mainstream too and I just despise mainstream things.

I’m not sure of what I want to do in the future. I surely don’t want a hectic, strict office life, even if it’s a big money job. I don’t have a specific life goal besides working in a magazine editorial. I just want to be happy, create illustrations, make stuffs, express my creativity, participate in craft markets and bazaars, meet new people with the same passion, write a lot, take pictures, go to places, and make a living out of them. Does a course for that exist? Of course not.

Oh well.

But anyways, I initially wanted to post this XD

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(right click on the image and choose open image in new tab to save this!)

For some reasons, my scanner is not being a jerk this time and actually produced a good scanning result.

I don’t even know why I made this, it’s not like I’m in love or something.

Cheers!

p.s: Still working on my actual craft webstore. I hope it will be ready soon enough. But for now, you can purchase my stuffs on carousell.co/bysherlyn ! 😀

Call It Magic

I’m in love with Coldplay’s newest album “Ghost Stories”. I know I’m really really really late but I just got into Coldplay hahaha. Their songs have soothing melodies, great for some calm down moments or sleep.

And some songs inspired to make something.

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I’ve been into hand-lettering lately. It’s fun.. because it’s like drawing but not drawing. And plus, I love words.

Later!

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