On pencils, toast and the importance of sleeping in.
I'm a full time artist specialising in charcoal and carbon drawings, from landscapes to wildlife to my beloved monsters. This means everything, including me, is generally covered in black fingerprints. Happily, I like my toast carbonised too so I can't usually tell.
I do sometimes leave the house to forage for the essentials - you know, wine, more pencils, that sort of thing. Nine times out of ten I remember to brush my hair first.
I tend to stay up late drawing - I think the quiet helps me focus. This means I am useless at mornings but I'm self employed so nobody ever notices.
Something usually is :)
This kind of thing happens all the time and explains why my pencils are never where I left them....
Why it's not a good idea to pop round before 10am