At the moment I’m trying to decide if I can get away with just using a waterbrush and a Koi Sakura travel palette when I go travelling. It is a compact way to go without having to worry about more than one brush and a water bucket. I’m also thinking of what type of journal I’m going to be taking with me, as I’m unable to carry a heavy journal with my neck problems. I’m thinking of making a few simple pamphlet style journals that I can bind together at a later date. Just need to decide on what type of paper, so I’m trying out several at the moment while doing these quick sketches for Every Day in May.
May 10 – Candy – I don’t eat candy but I love chocolate. The Sakura watercolours are quite vivid and I was able to get believable chocolate colours with the palette. I used the waterbrush for the lettering too.
May 11 – Bucket. I like to make art fun so this was my take for the prompt of bucket. I posted this on Flickr as well and it was picked up by Explore scoring 7500 views and over 100 faves, instead of the usual 4 or 5 😀
May 15 – Jewelry – Hmmm, that was a challenge trying to depict pearls. The Pentel brush pen and watercolour pencils helped.
And for something different, just a pleinair sketch on an outing with the local art group. It was a beautiful sunny autumn morning with very little wind. Who cares if it’s a good or bad sketch. It’s fun to be out there doing it