Thursday, June 7, 2012

Sketchbook Workshop

 We are having a sketchbook workshop, June 22-23rd in Plains, TX.  If you are close by and want to join us, email me, and I will give you the details.
Sketchbooks are such fun! You can be free, and just enjoy sketching and painting both.  You don't need very many supplies. a good watercolor sketchbook, a pencil, sharpie and a small watercolor kit if you want to paint it. I love sketchbooks, and have a stack that I have done over the years. Just drawing every day things around us.

 Old truck drawn with a sharpie
 
 Chef figurines drawn in sketchbook, then using watercolors
      

 Cotton using a fine tip sharpie and watercolor




The Wash Day is a sketch I did while in Lincoln, NM. That is a wonderful place to go and sketch and paint. I have so many fun memories from being there...sitting on the street, drawing and painting their little town. If you ever sketch on location, you will be hooked forever!

Steps to painting my fun Confetti Flowers

I start out with an idea and put down shapes  of color , splattering some along the way. When its dry, I use permanent ink and a fountain p...