Last week, when the favorite guy and I were on our weekly library date, I found this gem:
52 drawing labs! I am so excited. I rushed out to stock up on more supplies and jumped right in.
I have spent a little while everyday working on a lab or two. It is challenging yet rewarding.
Some samples from Lab 1: Drawing Cats in Bed
I think once I refine this last one, he will become the basis of a new pattern. Yay!
Once I have worked through the book, I am contemplating taking on of the author, Carla Sonheim's online classes. I am thinking that "The Art of Silliness" sounds right up my alley.
Speaking of classes, whilst I was prowling around the design section of Pinterest, I discovered a few great lettering artists including Mary Kate McDevitt and Joanna Sharpe. SO INSPIRING! That is totally a skill that I want to develop. Enter the magical galactic interwebs: I have registered for two online classes with Joanne: Lettering Love and Artful Alphabets. Another supply run tonight and I am on my way!
I am refreshed by new skills, taking a few days away from Facebook, I have the week of from rehearsals since I was so diligent getting things built. This is the turning point, I think. Good things on the horizon.