Anna Lee Fisher is a NASA astronaut and was the first mother to go into space. After the conclusion of her launch in 1984, she logged 192 hours in space. This is a charcoal study of a photograph of her for LIFE magazine.
Also, for anyone looking for a pick-me-up, check out this commencement speech given by Neil Gaiman at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts. His gives some great advice that, in my opinion, is useful for anybody whether they consider themselves an artist or not. I re-watch it every so often, particularly if I feel like I’ve hit a creative slump.