Sunday, April 17, 2011
Sunday Journal Page
I wanted to share a journal page with you this morning! I've been slowly taking the Alisa Burke's class Sketchbook Delight, and I am having fun! I'm trying out some new materials like the Micron Pens, and I broke out my watercolors, which I haven't used since college. I wanted to take this class because I feel like I often get caught up in making my sketches so precise and I've decided that is just not the way I want to sketch (at least not everything!). I want to capture the things that inspire me, without having to spend three days on a pencil sketch. I need to loosen up and be a little more free, so that was my reason for taking the class - and I'm so glad I did!
This page came about after I took a walk around my little beach community the other day, and I plucked some dollar weed off the side of the road. I love their shape and they look so much like nasturtium leaves! (I hope I spelled that correctly!) They just looked like they'd be fun to draw, and so they were.
Hope you guys have had a great weekend so far. I've had a good weekend, but it's been a little crazy with a sick dog and a nutty 2 yr old running around :)