I am somewhat stressed at the moment with everything on my plate... but of course I still TRY to fit in a bit of ultra quick sketching in order to record the exciting but crazy period leading up to a big trip. These are really just for me as a record - not supposed to be pretty pages - perhaps good training for getting a sketch down in a ridiculous short period of time.
06- Travel Kettle
This is the second sketch that I did - the first spread I got carried away recording a conversation we had in the office and forgot about leaving space for the sketch. The conversation confirmed that the crazy thought I had about getting one of these wasn't so crazy- I discovered that someone I wokr with, actually takes a coffee machine with him on holidays. I said "why is it acceptable to be fanatical about coffee...but not tea?" To which someone else replied "People who drink tea are ODD!" Ok... I am happy to be odd.
As much as I love America - there is no way I can make a cup of tea by putting water through a coffee maker! Sorry- I shudder at the thought!
BTW the kettle is smaller than my sketchbook.
BTW2, I won't tell you about my sketchbook crisis tonight....
07- My folder
I think this will be the last journey for this folder- starting to get rather worn now. I just know that the last week(still a number of weeks away) will be crazy- so starting to get as organised as possible now! This sketch was down in an instant(looks it too!)
08 - Refining wardrobe choices
I am used to overseas travelling in autumn and winter so it is a novel concept to think of cool outfits. I love wearing dresses on hot days- but they have to pass the hand wash in the basin test!!!
BTW My dresses don't look like this at all...
Linelessness - painting buildings shapes not edges - One of the things that I love about keeping a sketchbook and sketching regularly is that you never not what direction your art might take. The regular ha...
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