It’s a small (A5) watercolour from my sketchbook. I’ve been working through some watercolour exercises to give myself a wee refresher course. I’m not usually a landscape painter, so it’s a chance for me to work right out of my comfort zone and see what happens.
I like having a healthy breakfast food that is ready to grab along with my coffee. These are yummy and it’s an easy recipe to substitute ingredients depending what you have. They’ll keep in an airtight box for a week. In our house they’re lucky to last 2 days before we devour them all! This isn’t my recipe, but an adapted version of the one here. I’ve listed what I used in today’s batch and in brackets there are some substitutions that are a bit healthier. I tend to use the ingredients I have and so far I haven’t made any dodgy cookies.
NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. Camp Nano was the April NaNo, where some crazy wannabe authors hunkered down in virtual tents with each other and got writing. The goal being to write the equivalent of a short novel (50,000 words) in just 30 days. I said crazy, didn’t I?
I’m reading ‘Think Sketchbook’ just now, and it occurred to me that our humble Sketchbook is the key to our creative potential. If you’re thinking, “well, duh!” here me out… When we were in art class, our teachers all said their own thing when they explained sketchbooks to us. We were told to use them, [...]
After a bit of cartoon practice, I decided to get some speed sketching practice with little Sally as my model. I’m sure whenever she notices I’m looking at her, she gets the fidgets hehehe, took a few aborted poses before I got the second sketch. Even then, she still moved her head and paws mid [...]
More scans from my sketchbook.
Felt like utter bleh today (nothing serious, don’t panic!) but it seemed a good day to just do a doodle diary and have some fun on the page. Doodle Diary