September 2021 Sketchbook

More lost days, then a little Bob Ross inspiration. Since I’m really keen to learn how to paint landscapes, I decided to try Bob Ross in watercolor. I learned a lot about how different oil paints are from watercolor! Ha! Then a second attempt. Yep, I need a whole different set of techniques than Bob… Continue reading September 2021 Sketchbook

Sketch Kit and Color Blocks

Things are moving a bit slow around here this past week. I’m back to a tighter lockdown situation as COVID-19 cases are on the rise and I’m in an “extreme high risk” area. I have lots of unfinished pages but a few finished ones. Some random sketches and collage, little bits and pieces from my… Continue reading Sketch Kit and Color Blocks

Early Summer

May, June, and July had very little sketching. This was an attempt to paint water and trees. Oh did it fail hard! Collage page with wine labels. More collage and some pen sketches. I do love the TWSBI pens!

Time Team & Montezuma’s Castle

Foundations lessons, and inspiration from Time Team! I fell in love with those medieval maps! Need to find a way to learn how to do that! I copied this one from the screen! I was too overwhelmed to sketch Montezuma’s Castle while on location, so sketched this from a photograph. Clearly I need more practice,… Continue reading Time Team & Montezuma’s Castle

Foundations Begins

Once again I’m starting Liz Steel’s Sketching Now Foundations course. It’s getting embarrassing how often I begin but never start! However, I always learn something, even when my participation is a bit disappointing. Hopefully this time will be better and I’ll actually do the whole course? I must note, I am challenged to finish because… Continue reading Foundations Begins