365 Days of Art: Day 172 – Drawing a Cashew

The challenge: Create some form of visual art, no matter how small, each day for a full year.

I forgot how much vacationing with family can take away art time—as it should. If I have to make a choice between doing art or spending time on the back porch watching fireflies and talking with friends and family, I’m going to choose the fireflies and porch time. Tonight, it started raining and the fireflies are hiding, so I’m getting this done early.

I drew a cashew. I’m tired and need sleep, and a cashew sounded great. Here it is: next to the real one:

Have a great evening, folks! Enjoy the fireflies if you can see them!


About M. B. Weston

M. B. Weston is an award-winning fantasy, pulp, young adult, steampunk, and paranormal author. Her attention to procedure and detail gives her works an authentic gritty, military feel that takes an adventure tale to the level of a true page-turner. Weston’s writing attracts both fantasy and non-fantasy readers, and her audience ranges from upper-elementary students to adults. A gifted orator, Weston has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous writing and science fiction/fantasy panels at conventions across the US, including DragonCon, BabelCon, NecronomiCon, and Alabama Phoenix Festival. She has served on panels with such authors as Sherrilyn Kenyon, J. F. Lewis, Todd McCaffrey, and Jonathan Maberry. Weston has spoken to thousands of students and adults about the craft of writing and has been invited as the keynote speaker at youth camps and at several schools throughout the US.
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