*For illustration goals anyway. My personal NYR list is ongoing and includes exponentially more difficult things like 'stressing less'.
One of my goals was to tackle a new programme (preferably Illustrator or InDesign...or maybe both. The year is young!) and last night I took the plunge and started exploring Illustrator.
Here are the fruits of my (equal parts fun, frustrating and taxing) labour.
edit 5/7/13: speaking of "playing around" I just found this post which I think is super relevant! : )