More collab work! It’s been fun doing these so far – they absolutely come together at a different speed than my usual posts. When I’m writing and picking things to format for Instagram, there’s usually never any internal conversation about “is this done”? If it is, that’s fantastic – it’s going up in a typewriter font and a blue background, and we can call it a day. If not, that’s still okay. It’s still getting the digital typewriter treatment, but I file it away as something to be returned to and extended another day.
With collabs, there’s this definite talk at the end of the work about whether what we needed to say with this piece has been said, and whether or not we both feel comfortable putting the piece up in its current form, and I think that naturally makes you treat collaborative work with a little more care than you’d afford to your own stuff, sometimes.
Despite the marginal difference, there’s still a slight separation in terms of process that I’ve come to enjoy. Definitely looking forward to doing more of these going forward.
You can find more of chasingmagpies’ work over at her page. Give it a look!