I always have multiple art projects that I am working on. Most pieces are projects that were started recently, but there are some pieces that were started more than a year ago. In this image, I believe all of the projects were sketched out within the last year. However, I have many paintings that were started more than a few years ago. As far as the ballpoint projects, the main reason I start more pieces when there are already several that need finished, is because I get many ideas in my head and if I don't get it put on paper right away, I will forget about it. As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I do not always make thumbnail or preliminary sketches. I often draw the idea on the 11"