I do so love drawing with a continuous line. It is so freeing! It reduces a complex subject into something utterly doable, and low pressure! I must remember to use this technique far, far more often! First was a few kitchen items. I grabbed a box of lemon ginger tea, a lemon, and fresh ginger… Continue reading Continuous Lines
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
Sketching your food everyday is like sketching boot camp. It was also a great way to get back into the daily sketching habit. (I did very little sketching during 2020.) My aim was to work fast, get my color mixes as accurate as I could, and, of course, record the moment. Most of these I… Continue reading Food Sketches Feb 2021
My food sketching challenge is complete! I have amazed myself that I completed this challenge! Looks like this will capture the last of the dining out for awhile, as I’m now in lock-down due to COVID-19. Stay safe, everyone.
Food sketches and color tests were a big focus for much of the rest of my very first sketchbook. This is an A5 Leuchtturm Sketchbook, which I was beginning to realize was not very good paper for the wet techniques I prefer. That did not stop me from playing with and finishing the book. Here… Continue reading Experiments with Food and Color Tests