In January 2020 I started the Buildings Course by Liz Steel. I love her work, and her classes! She is an inspiration to me! I decided to use this sketchbook, though I had several going at the time, in an effort to finish it off. Though I did not finish the class, I starting having… Continue reading Buildings Course
Lessons in Paper
I believe this was my very first attempt at sketching my house. It may be my only attempt to date, now that I think about it. After this, my sketchbook efforts get quite sketchy indeed. I wanted to sketch daily, but missed the mark, so I’d leave pages blank. Sometimes I’d fill them in with… Continue reading Lessons in Paper
My Very First Sketchbook
My very first dedicated sketchbook was definitely a rough thing. I started it in 2018 with an attempt to Draw Your Day, as I was inspired by Samantha Dion’s book by the same title. My colors were too pale, and it was bleeding through, and I thought I was painting “wrong.” It would take me… Continue reading My Very First Sketchbook
Building Assignment from Sketching Now class.
How about a Sketchbook Flip-through?
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. Late last year I finished my first sketchbook. Or maybe it is more accurate to say that this was the first sketchbook I finished. As in every single page of it has sketches. I’ve doodled here, and doodled there for years. I started a few… Continue reading How about a Sketchbook Flip-through?
Welcome to my Sketchbook Blog
Welcome to my new blog! Hello! My name is Jamie, and here is my sketchbook. Or here is where it will be. About ten years ago, possibly longer, I read Danny Gregory’s book Everyday Matters, and I became obsessed. I quickly read every book I could get my hands on sketching, journal sketching, travel notebooks,… Continue reading Welcome to my Sketchbook Blog