I was so upset for the majority of the day. I think I started off on the wrong foot when I was trying to work on the animation that I've had in my head and couldn't get it to work with the animating plugins in Photoshop CS3. I looked at my clock and realized that I was going to be late to work. That was it. I was cranky pants for the next 9 hours and that's all that it took. I never did figure out the issues with my animation, but I did get home from work in a very cranky mood, ready to make something new. I started to look at the stills that I had drawn out from the animation and realized that there was something more in the drops than I was getting into. I drew out one with the idea of painting the drops at the forefront of my mind, worked up the colors and was somewhat pleased with the results.
While working on the last two, I realized that my bad mood was dissipating. I called my father and listened to him chat while I drew and eventually painted the second piece. By the time I was done on the phone I had realized that what I really needed was to spend some time on my work today, to push myself to do something slightly different, and to accept that you don't always have to follow through with good ideas. I put on Peggy Honeywell and let the soothing banjo and alto voice carry me into a blogging and social state.
I hope you dig the work. I'm very excited with the possibilities of crossing this with the last several series. Hopefully it yields something interesting.