Friday, 20 January 2012

Two more sketches from the Sketch a Day Challenge.
Done very quickly. I am liking the watercolour
washes on the pages.

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Texture Journal Pages

Here are a couple more pages from the texture journal.
When I can clear the decks I will get some other pages

I have a perfect excuse as I have hurt my foot and
need to rest and ice it! Can't go out for my usual
walks which I am not happy about!!!

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Second sketch, although I did add a few shading lines later
and spoilt it I think!!!

Monday, 9 January 2012

Sketching Challenge

We are doing a Sketch a Day Challenge on Painting Friends Forum.
I'm not sure how long we will all last, but fingers crossed we
can continue for quite awhile. It should improve our drawing
and observational skills.

On day one I painted some of my sketchbook pages with a watercolour
wash. I thought it might get rid of the fear of blank white paper!!!
Even so I tried my first sketch on a spare piece of paper before
starting in my new sketchbook:-) So here are the first sketches.

I have replaced some of my photographs posted last month with new,
brighter ones. There are a few more I need to do at a later date. Hope
they look better.

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

More Texture Pages.

Here are a few more pages from my texture book.
I think these are some of my far!

I'm hoping for some sun at the end of the week
so I can photograph my more recent pages.

Sunday, 1 January 2012

Happy New Year! 2012

Well, we are in a new year. No resolutions for me this year!
It will just set me up for failure:) I do have some ideas though.

I have found a couple of interesting blogs.
One is a 75 day sketch challenge and the other a 30 day with many challenges!

Of course there is the usual promise to get back on the straight and narrow,
eating less and drinking a lot less! Less T.V. and less computer time.
My main aim is to be as creative as possible over the coming year.

The photographs show what I am up to right now. Doing art journal pages.
This is a texture sketchbook, using anything I can think of to make texture.
The front and back covers and the first two pages in the sketchbook.
These were done before while I was on a workshop. I will show my new pages
when the weather brightens up a bit. It is rainy and grey today.