It’s my favourite post of the week, time for a bit of Art Journal Sharing Thursday.
My Art Journal Share this week is all about another habit that I’m trying to turn into a regular thing and that is sketching. I’ve shared a couple of sketches here on my blog in the past, but I would say that I’m not a confident sketcher, I’m trying to change that with regular practice.
I’m trying to do a sketch a day in one of my handmade books and a managed in January but it has got a bit spotty in February, naughty girl!
I must say that I really enjoy it, particularly if it turns out even the slightest bit decent!
If you happened to have had a copy of Issue 91 Papercraft Essentials from February/ March last year you might recognise the sketch above. I made two Easter-themed altered sardine tins for that issue and this was one of them. I sketched it in January this year for a bit of fun.
Finally this one is a sketch of a mini-stapler, just in case you weren’t sure!
Are you a sketcher? Do you keep a sketch book as one of your art journals? I would love to see it so do leave a link if you have posted about it on your blog.
Thanks for popping by and sharing on Art Journal Sharing Thursday.
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Love it! You're far braver than I! More sketching is one of my goals for this year, but er, I am still trying to get out of my own way on this. LOL
Lovely images, Kim – I have the same ABC stamp set.
I was fairly good at sketching when I took my O Level Art in Cyprus but the only plant we ever got to draw was a dried thistle! They were everywhere around the school, and I think (now) the art teacher couldn't have had a car to get out and find something else for us to do!
When I was teaching, I loved to sit and draw with the pupils whenever I expected it of them. I could have heard readers … I drew and the kids loved it.
Now? I write, I craft, I knit, I doodle, rather than draw!
Wow wish I could draw , these are fantastic drawings Kim, long may it continue and long may you enjoy the process. Fabulous. Tracy x
Your sketches are great, I love the little Easter tin. I can't even draw a stick figure.
Good for you Kim. I've just started sketching again myself. Ashamed of how little I've drawn since I left art college. Must improve…
Some lovely sketches going on here 🙂