Roz Stendahl’s week animal homework in the online Beginning class — offered by the Sketchbook School — an assignment was to draw at a natural history museum. Instead I dug up some bones at the school where I work. I found this skull bone in the “junk to draw” bin in the 8th grade artContinue reading “Animal Skulls”
I commit to produce at least one drawing per day EVERY day for a year —365 days in a row — varying my materials, my location, and my thinking. My sources for direction and inspiration are the Sketchbook School One Drawing A Day online class ( https://sketchbookskool.com/kourses/a-drawing-a-day ) and One Drawing A day, a 6Continue reading “One Drawing a Day”
The last assignment in the sketchbook school’s course, Beginning, taught by artist Tommy Kane, is to take 3 hours to draw — in ink — and paint you kitchen. My lines are wonky. My colors are a bit off. I will revisit this assignment when I am better at perspective.
Zentangle are miniature abstract works of art, a collection of patterns not meant to represent anything. There are no mistakes in zentangle, no need for erasers. Anything is possible, one stroke at a time. Zentangle are usually done in pen. I used this set to practice tones in graphite.
Have you ever really looked at a piece of toast?
Before bed still life.
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I had a free period this morning while substitute teaching so I made my first attempt at Jane LaFazio’s 8 objects / 8 ways page. I only found 6 objects to sketch in my quick look around the classroom. I drew contours with an OHTO Graphic Liner in a Canson XL Mix Media 9 inContinue reading “8 Objects 8 Ways”