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art process collage drawing painting sketchbook video
In keeping with my last blog post, where I talked about a sketchbook that challenged me, here is a sketchbook that was even more challenging. This book took me years to fill. Not weeks, not months, years. Basically I purchased a sketchbook that I thought I would like and it turned out I hated carting it around. It is a woping 12 x 9 inch heavy weight paper sketchbook. Not one to "waste" supplies I kept at it and finally filled the entire book! Honestly, like so much in life working on something until it feels complete—instead of abandoned—feels so...
sketchbook page turner 55
art process drawing sketchbook video
I have a sketchbook to share that is different from the ones of the past few years. Typically I have filled a sketchbook almost every month for the past 2+ years and they have mostly been filled with drawings made in a Canson sketchbook using a Unibal pen. All that changed in June of this year when I decided to: take an online illustration class buy a sketchbook designed for illustrators (the paper is slick, made for markers mostly, is very white and a square format)—Illio use color on every page Making these changes made filling a sketchbook take a rather...
frivolous and fun
art process collage detail green orange painting pattern video
Did you ever want to know how and why gel pens were invented? If so this video today is for you. Enjoy! Below the video I share a painting I made in 2021 that I never shared before now—yes, I used gel pens to create the piece. Or use this link in your browser: https://youtu.be/NmR6c10KNtc No, I am not getting any kickbacks or funds from sharing this gel pen video. It's just fun facts! And also, I use a ton of Uni-ball pens in Black and White ink in my work (a type of pen featured towards the end of...
sketchbook page turner 54
June has been a slow-ish month for me. I have been feeling as though I need a little extra rest. So yes, naps on Sundays! Yeah for that. Along with extra rest has come spending days and hours in my sketchbook, filling pages simply for the joy of moving paint around. This doing joy thing works. Try it! Enjoy sketchbook video number 54!
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art process collage detail orange sketchbook video
I have been practicing book binding methods in 2022. I have made several mini collage sketchbooks from what I learned. I also have this little gem posted for sale here. Included with the mini-book purchase is a 30 minute Zoom (or in-person, if possible) meeting with me. Let's chat! Let's create!