Liz Lemon speaks the words of my heart...
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Since I finished grad school and had to leave my studio in Grand Rapids, I've been turning to my sketchbook more than ever as a way to get my artistic juices flowing. I'll admit I didn't use it much in grad school. I sketched on random sheets of paper and the boards to which I attach my watercolor paper, but it was never very organized.
It's been fun to sketch again with no real purpose in mind besides being creative and keeping in practice. I thought I'd share a few pages of my sketchbook with you. It's nothing spectacular, just practice! And, as we all know, practice makes...well, maybe not perfect, but at least better!!
|I love drawing noses, and thought I'd have some fun drawing|
|I'd been considering impossible things...|
|I read up on Zentangles and started experimenting.|
|Close-up of my first one.|
|Close-up of my second one. (With watercolor in the background.)|
|Some ink and watercolor sketches.|
|Playing with stippling and poetry.|
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