The one thing academic life hasn’t taught me

And I wish it had

Would you like to know the fine details about 19th century nation building? I’m your girl. Do you want to discuss collective European memory and heritage? Here I am. Need some info on epic poetry? Well, by now you’ll definitely know where to find me.

A full day of graphic lessons has taught me that:

The only real way to learn something is by doing it. (And then probably failing. But after that simply trying again)

It’s not about studying and memorizing the steps or the process. It’s about simply trying out some of these steps and developing your own process. And about not being afraid to fail. Cause sometimes when you make mistakes they turn out to be quite cute. Cheesy, but cute: