Hello Lovely Readers! Sorry I have been MIA lately! But I am back for now:)
Here is what is new with me lately:
I recently signed up for a painting class and have been working on some little paintings. It is SO relaxing and wonderful to go to a class and actually sit and paint and NOT worry about anything else for 2 hours! The first class we painted fruit from observation. Here is my mini painting I started there:
It is a pear and a banana from observation. The pear is a little off...kind of looks like a mango! Oh well!
Here is a fruit inspired sketch I did a little while ago and just found. I did this during my "interior" phase. I used to be OBSESSED with home interiors and would constantly peruse Pottery Barn catalogs or Elle Decor in search of the perfect room to draw!
I also picked up a new sketchbook! Very exciting to have a BRAND new sketchbook! Here she is:
I painted the cover blue and glued a little white leaf cutout to make the sketchbook a little more personal. It is a mini one which makes it easy to bring everywhere! I am envisioning in my head taking this with me to coffee shops and drawing the regulars sipping their lattes and eating biscotti. I will have to post any drawings I do!
I have done a couple of drawings so far in my new sketchbook. They are pretty sketchy and rough but none the less were fun to do!
Here are some:
The top one is of a pot of flowers I just bought and the bottom one is from a picture I took when I was in Florence, Italy a couple years back. I am turning the bottom one into a painting right now in my painting class! Will post soon!
So anyways...that is what is new with me! What is new with you? Hope you have a happy Spring Saturday!
I will leave you with this fabulous song from Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn called "Relator." I have been listening to their new cd The Break Up a LOT lately. It is an amazing cd and I recommend it!