Sketchbook Sunday: Faces

I’m working on some ideas for creating my next art class.  I did this face using a Sharpie marker and colored pencils. It’s not perfect, which is OK because I’m trying to get over striving for perfection. Instead I’m focusing on the process and learning. What are you working on today? Leave a comment and […]

Sketchbook Sunday: Snow, no!

This work in my sketchbook expresses how I feel about the forecast for more snow just days after a previous storm. 🙂 I’m a southerner who has lived in New England for more than 25 years and yet I can’t seem to get used to freezing. Hmm. Shocking. I’m loving working with heavy black marker […]

Sketchbook Sunday: Coffee completes me

Has anyone seen that Weight Watchers commercial where Oprah yells, “I LOVE BREAD!”? Well, if I were in any commercial, I would yell, COFFEE! In fact, I say that at least once a day. I’m not me until I have it—especially during the weeks that are nonstop go, go, go. The week coming up is […]

Sketchbook Sunday

The weekends are so busy. Time just seems to fly by as I try to fit in everything—errands, appointments, cooking, exercise, preparations for teaching art classes, art making and more. So I’ve decided to make sure that Sunday is more of a day of relaxation and play via my sketchbook. When I was studying art […]

Art retreat

Tonight I used art as a retreat from a stressful day, as I sat in the hallway of the school where my son was having basketball practice. Practice is an hour and half long, and for the first time in a long time I spent the entire period drawing in my sketchbook (an old one […]

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