Optimistic Worrywart

Art created by me, Mary Ruth Butterworth, and the adventures I have around Chicago.

Happy Sketchbook Friday!

Checking another Chicago venue off my list! #chicagotheater #thenational #almostfriday  (at The Chicago Theatre)

Checking another Chicago venue off my list! #chicagotheater #thenational #almostfriday (at The Chicago Theatre)

ruthietherobot:

ruthietherobot:

Who wants to do  a zine trade? I have three copies of my newest zine, Hairy Things, that I’d like to trade with other zine makers! Message me if you’d like to trade, first come first serve. I also have three special editions of this zine for sale in my shop! 

Update! Only 2 copies left to trade :)

Update Update: Only one copy left!

ruthietherobot:

Who wants to do  a zine trade? I have three copies of my newest zine, Hairy Things, that I’d like to trade with other zine makers! Message me if you’d like to trade, first come first serve. I also have three special editions of this zine for sale in my shop! 

Update! Only 2 copies left to trade :)

Gotta have some cookies to go with your tea! #wip #cutpaper #cookies #tea #paper #handmade #chocolatechip

Gotta have some cookies to go with your tea! #wip #cutpaper #cookies #tea #paper #handmade #chocolatechip

Who wants to do  a zine trade? I have three copies of my newest zine, Hairy Things, that I’d like to trade with other zine makers! Message me if you’d like to trade, first come first serve. I also have three special editions of this zine for sale in my shop! 

I have a nifty new tote bag for sale on Society6! Check it out! You can put all kinds of stuff in it, comic books, sketchbooks, candy, regular books, more candy… It’s also available as a print or a pillow!

I have a nifty new tote bag for sale on Society6! Check it out! You can put all kinds of stuff in it, comic books, sketchbooks, candy, regular books, more candy… It’s also available as a print or a pillow!

My little kitchen is coming together #wip #cutpaper #handmade #art #paper #kitchen

My little kitchen is coming together #wip #cutpaper #handmade #art #paper #kitchen

Warm up sketching #drawing #doodle #sketches #warmup

Warm up sketching #drawing #doodle #sketches #warmup

I have two original paintings available in my shop! Treat yourself to some art!maryruthbutterworth.bigcartel.com #originalart #paintings #acrylic #cats #colors #art #buyart

I have two original paintings available in my shop! Treat yourself to some art!maryruthbutterworth.bigcartel.com #originalart #paintings #acrylic #cats #colors #art #buyart