Let’s take a stroll through my sketchbook today and I’ll show you a few of my recent #Inktober sketches.
Happy Thursday, friends! 💚
There are sketching prompts for each day of the month. Many people like to use the daily prompts but I like to sketch whatever inspires me at the moment.
Floral pattern play
This was the first page in my new sketchbook. I didn’t know what to sketch so I decided to just play and see what happened. I love this type of sketching because it often helps me develop ideas that I can use in future sketches or paintings.
I worked on a quirky cityscape in my small sketchbook. Something very different for me but kind of fun.
One more flower to finish off our tour.
I hope you grab a pen and some paper and join in on the sketching fun. Until next time, share a smile and stay excellent.
A quick post today sharing a few recent ink sketches.
Happy Thursday, friends! 💚
I used Sepia micron pens in this one. Just sketching different types of trees and adding some imaginary fun. This sketch makes me think of changing seasons.
Trying something different with an underwater scene. It was a lot of fun, I think I will try a few more of these.
I couldn’t get away from flowers for long. 😉 This was a very quick doodle sketch. I might try another one in a larger size later and take my time with it. I ended up some messy lines in this one but I love it anyway.
I hope you are inspired to create art and do more of what you love. I will be taking a little blogging break and will be back in a week or so.
Until next time, share a smile and stay excellent!
I have more tulips to share with you today. I can’t seem to get enough of them lately.
Happy Mother’s Day, friends! 🌷
I was excited when my tulips started coming up this Spring. A short time later though, I found that something had dined on all of the buds. My beautiful daffodils nearby survived so I was thankful for that.
I thought I would have to wait until next year to see the tulips I planted last fall but luckily, a few survived. Oh happy day!!
I snapped this pic last weekend. This little beauty made my day…
What a gorgeous color! That’s a #colorcrush for sure 😀
I played with coffee again and painted a few tulips. After the painting dried, I sketched on top with a sepia micron pen.
Always fun playing with design ideas
and splashing around some paint.
Adding color on top of an ink sketch as I did with this one, is a challenge for me. I feel this internal struggle with where to start and how much color to add.
Tulip bunch – 9 x 12 inch Arches hot press watercolor paper
A loose watercolor painting with a large round brush. Direct paint to paper with no sketching first. I like this simple composition and was happy that I walked away before I had time to overwork it. Knowing when to stop is often the hardest part.
I hope you are inspired to create art and do what more of what you love.