Saturday, February 21, 2015

Bag Jag, 10

Maybe just a couple more strands are needed for the reverse side of my jeans bag.
Inching along...

The front side is here.

Linked to Nina Marie's "Off the Wall Friday."

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Bootkamp, 8

A Bootkamp assignment gave me the motivation to revisit this colonial building on my way to work. Usually tile work is not found on the exterior walls of a building.

Needless to say, this was a building that required attention to detail. This started with a fast sketch in watercolors, then pen work, and finally some coloured pencils.


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Bootkamp, 7

We just finished a week of writing assignments, fooling around with scripts at the Sketchbook Skool Bootkamp. Stretching some unused muscles--this is not something I would ordinarily play with, but it was interesting. 

I wrote Robert Frost's poem, "Fire and Ice," with a dip pen, which was fairly out of control...and therefore exciting. I added a "take-a-line-for-a-walk" and Prismacolor pencils.

I rather liked the lines of the dip pen--think I'll play with it some more.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Looking Out My Window

I did a small sketch looking out my window. The cat basking in the sun drew my attention, then I kept adding things. Took me an hour...

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Suffering Students

More "Suffering Students" themed pages...two days of proctoring exams in a cold, unheated building. At least I could walk around. The students were tied to their seats for three hours...

True, it is springtime, but still cold. I'll just sit in bed all weekend with lots of pillows and quilts and hot tea, and correct all those exams...

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Bootkamp, 6

Sketchbook Skool Bootkamp homework--draw city folk fast. So when we went out to buy groceries, I sketched in my small daily journal. Ballpoint pen and Prismacolor pencils.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Inching Along

Inching along late a night. 
I may be close to finishing this long-awaited bag.
Of course, every time I say that I might be approaching the end,
more needs to be added...It's a slow process.