The latest challenge for 12bythedozen is steps. I looked at so many photographs of steps that my head was beginning to spin and I was not getting anywhere. Then I decided that what I really wanted to do was use the idea of steps as representative of process, perhaps even "Two steps forward, one step back" which is more like my process anyway! But I couldn't come up with a design for that either.
Still struggling I decided to give some time to the Creative Sketchbooks course that I'm doing and falling a bit behind with and, lo and behold, the next exercise was on text. A quick search for quotes including steps and I'd found what I wanted, and I have a challenge piece that can sit happily next to my sewing machine: