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Monthly Archives: January 2012
The theme of this month’s Sketchbook Challenge is doodling — that feels like cheating because I already spend most of my drawing time doodling. When I started drawing a year ago, I was really intimidated by a blank page and … Continue reading
It is rainy, foggy, and gray this morning. I am sitting in my studio drinking a second cup of coffee and wishing the sun would come out to drive the gray away. The awful weather reminded me of an Emily … Continue reading
One of my top priorities this year was to do a monthly 12″x12″ journal quilt. I knew for January I wanted to do something wintry but had a hard time settling on a design. I spent weeks sketching skiing penguins … Continue reading
This was exactly the kind of week I wrote about in my post on resolutions — my youngest had an emergency appendectomy on Monday throwing our lives into a swirl of stress and chaos. Luckily we caught it in time … Continue reading
The weather here has been awful — it finally snowed on Thursday night, but the beautiful snow didn’t last. Since then we have had gray, dreary days of rain and sleet that are washing the snow away. I’ve kept busy … Continue reading
I’m a bit late posting my sketch this week because I have been playing around with drawing skiing penguins and they are not quite ready to go on the blog. And I haven’t really had as much time to sketch as I would like this week. Gotta work on actually prioritizing those priorities!
I was flipping through the sketchbook and remembered doing this back in October. I’m pretty happy with how it came out:
I also did a miniature that I am even more happy with:
This is acrylic paint over gesso on a scrabble tile.