I’m posting this notably earlier than my other recent posts. No fighting myself at the closing of the day to create a mini masterpiece to fulfill the 30 Day challenge. Not today.
It’s Sunday and I mostly intended to sleep in but my brain had other plans. Instead of fighting it, I climbed out of bed around 7am. My ankle is unhappy and my throat is scratchy but I want to have a good day. I got settled in the chair with my crankle elevated on the foot stool and opened my sketchbook.
I always try to be precise. Maybe that is more of an issue than I thought. I’m constantly envious of artists who can fill a page with imprecise beauty. I’m drawn to things that are quirky and unique yet very expressive and seemingly perfect in execution. I can’t replicate that when I try so hard.
Today I let go a bit more. I hope you like my drawing. It isn’t very large but it is complete. It has so many elements of what attracts me lately. It makes me giddy. Now if only I can duplicate this process again. Soon.
Happy Friday to all of you.
I let out a sigh of relief when I got home from work. Some weeks just feel best when they wrap up.
Matt and I watched Marvel’s Avengers after dinner. It was nice to sit and relax.
After the movie, I drew a few different animals in a cartoonish style and then out popped this guy. It’s always fun to see what hides in a pencil.
It’s not a new problem. I start getting an idea and just as I go to work on it, I get in my own way. Tonight I drew three things because I had to for the challenge. I’m doing this wrong. Maybe I’m tired or work sucked out all my creativity. I’m not sure. I’m going to say this little robot is Day 4 and get some rest. Maybe tomorrow will be different. At least I’m still moving though, right?