Practice and experimenting - what I've learned about drawing through doodles is the same stuff I'd learn drawing realistic stuff. Drawing: a picture or diagram made with a pencil, pen, or crayon rather than paint. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea. So drawing is making marks and lines without using paint … Continue reading What I’ve learned about drawing through doodles
When I tell someone I'm a creative coach the majority of replies is about not being able to draw. So I am asking, drawing - is it really necessary to the creative process? My creative style and authentic voice is all about colors and textures. I don't do realism if I can help it. I … Continue reading Drawing – is it really necessary to the creative process?
Today is the last day of the create every day challenge. Time has flown by and I have a lot of artful experiments that helped me to grow as an artist. I have not considered myself too good at drawing, but I forced myself past my own mental blocks to explore. The mental blocks I … Continue reading 30 Day Create Every Day Challenge – Artful Experiements that helped me grow
I've decided to use my sketchbook instead of just keeping for those "special" times I want to draw. In the last few days of the challenge I have decided to make my sketchbook friendly. It's so easy to save our supplies for that "special" project or the sketchbook for the time we're better at drawing. … Continue reading 30 Day Create Every Day Challange – Making My Sketchbook Friendly
I'm in the middle of the process with this water color painting. This is the base for subtracting some paint and adding some more paint. I took time away from the computer this weekend and spread out my paints. I'm going to be spending time alone on the weekends now as the hunting season has … Continue reading 30 Day Create Every Day Challange – Water Color Learning Curve.
Adding Color to doodles Last night I decided to get out my colored pencils and see how some color would look. My sketchbook is all about experimenting so I wasn't worried if I "wrecked" my doodle. I don't use colored pencils that much so I just played. I found out … Continue reading 30 day Create Every Day – Adding Color to Doodles
Doodle love - I've never really had this before. I'm really loving what I'm drawing and I'm seeing that I'm good. Great drawings has never been how I would describe my art because I don't draw perspective or faces so I automatically decided I can't draw. What I've discovered is that I just draw stuff … Continue reading 30 Day Create Every Day Challenge – Day 11 and Doodle Love
My body is out of steam and out of energy. I don't really know why. It seems I have one really energy filled day and then a couple where I fight to do anything productive. On a day like today gentle yoga and meditation to prioritize what I need to do. Today I will do … Continue reading 30 Day Create Every Day Challenge – UUGGG no steam today.
The 3rd layer of a wall mural of marble I'm learning that when I do art every day, my life is much more satisfying. My day job this week is to paint a mural for a Reiki healer here in Madison Rene Christesen in her studio, facebook.com/ChannelsReiki. One of the most satisfy parts of being … Continue reading 30 day Create Every Day Challenge Day 5
Coloring is a fun way to start remembering your creative voice. I fully understand that's it's very easy for me to say - "Hey, do my 30 Day Create Every Day Challenge" because I grew up with artistic parents and I have chosen to be an artist myself. I'm comfortable following my intuition in my … Continue reading Day 4 Create Every Day – Step by Step