Friday, September 12, 2014

the global sketching inspiration, Danny Gregory

Drawn from a photo he posted online. Founder of Drawing Matters, Sketchbook Skool, and creator of many inspirational books of great sketchers.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

last live drawing

of my beloved Chaucer, before I have to give him away.

He's been with us 12 years; but I can't live with him any more. He's going to a new home.

w/c pencil on Strathmore drawing paper.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

table jumble

Continuing to practice what I learned from Andrea Joseph's videos in Sketchbook Skool.

On Rhodia paper with the teeny dots--so smooth, and a Papermate Profile ballpoint pen that doesn't blob at all.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

for the patient

A cheery bundle with balloon. A tight bundle in a big glass bowl.

Hard charcoal pencil in the journal.

Monday, September 01, 2014

Drawing on Labor Day

Best play AND work of all on Labor Day--drawing!

Green pencil in the journal.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Matisse the Master

Drawing the photo on the cover the the book by Hilary Spurling.

Liquid ink pen on typing paper.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Selfie practice

My current goal in selfie drawing--to give myself level eyes. I think they're level in reality, but seldom in my drawings.

Prismacolor pencil on random laid paper.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

a drawn facsimile

Attempting a drawn version.

On Aquabee Superdeluxe paper.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

a sunflower for a native Kansan

This was a wonderful gift. Having grown up in Kansas, a sunflower has special significance somehow. Love the glowing yellow!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

smeary pencil

Idly messy, capturing more as he actually stayed still.

Pencil on Aquabee Superdeluxe.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

recipe for crunchy eggplant stocks

Watching Dr. Who (David Tennant years) and enjoying my yummy new snack, crunchy eggplant sticks. Creamy and crunchy at the same time.

Friday, August 22, 2014

drawing what's in front of me

Colored pencil on Aquabee Superdeluxe.

I draw little things and paste them into the journal.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Practicing the bear

Drawing, watching a movie, recording the moment.

Pen on Aquabee Sketchbook paper

Saturday, August 16, 2014

All that hair!

Clipped from an Aquabee Superdeluxe sketchbook and pasted into the journal.

Pencil, duh.