And it can feel like I've achieved nothing in a long time. Then all of a sudden I turn a corner and discover a stack of watercolour boards with paintings on them and realise that the ideas I've had in my head actually might work on paper. It feels pretty good.
Of course, everything else looks like this:
And even in the house every horizontal surface is littered with stuff.
It's all good stuff though, and I'm certain it's better to have a table covered in creative bits and pieces than devoid of anything. That's what I tell myself anyway.
It's been an ongoing problem. Here's a drawing I did several years ago of this horizontal surface syndrome.