The first week of Buildings class, and I’m already behind! I keep promising myself I will NOT consider myself behind, because when I do, that’s when I quit. I don’t want to quit, I love this class far too much! (And the people! The people are so great!) I have thusly given myself permission to… Continue reading First Week of Buildings Class
Sketching Now Buildings begins and I couldn’t be more excited! I sketched my home and the first of the intro assignments, which I’ve done before. I’ve never finished the course, so I’m determined to do so this time! It is really interesting to see my own growth in these exercises. If you’d asked me, I… Continue reading Buildings Begins
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
How long has it been since I scanned and posted? Since I sketched? I don’t even know. Far too long! In fact, I’m even going to cheat and post date an entry or two! So here is the rest of August, in my sketchbook, such as it was. The landscape is a view from the… Continue reading Lockdown Blues
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
Time to get my sketching mojo back, and dust off the sketchbook. (And let go of my negative self-judgment about dropping the ball.) What better way to get back to it than to dive in with something colorful! There is little more colorful than Aloha Shirts! I bought an alphabet stamp set for my dates.… Continue reading Getting My Sketch Mojo Back
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!