Back to Drawing – Days 16, 17, and 18 of the 30 Day Creativity Challenge

….thanks to Rainee for introducing me to the 30 Day Creativity Challenge

Lesson two of 2020: Words and Pictures was taught by a new instructor, Martha Rich. Our assignment is to draw or doodle a page of thoughts and pictures of things we hear and see. We are suppose to use a black brush pen and just go for it. It’s not the quality of the work that matters here but the quantity. Once I got over the insecurity of drawing without being able to erase and using such a bold marker I started to enjoy the process. Here are the first four pages from my sketch book.7B3DD4E9-CA64-474D-B657-63285C074D0C81373661-A749-4ECF-848E-A3CE4C936CFD1E654587-5BE6-4537-BC1D-8F7470671917997CB484-856A-4000-A65D-2E4D668101EA

Day 14 – Inspired by a Pair of Glasses

…thanks to Rainee for getting me going on the30 Day Creativity Challenge

I’ve just completed my third art piece around the saying ‘This is impossible to read but it was fun to make.’ My inspiration came from watching Lesson two for the 2020: Pictures and Words year long class hosted by Carla Sonheim. The teacher for this class has us doing something very different but I was mesmerized by her glasses and decided to use her as my subject for this drawing. Thanks Martha.

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Creativity Challenge – Days 7 and 8

….thanks to Rainee from All About Words  for hosting the 30 Day Creativity Challenge

I painted a nautilus shell on day 7 but wasn’t terribly thrilled with it so I tried it again on day 8.C194D2F9-459E-4475-BE9C-355CF5DDDA8A30F67ADC-61E2-4736-A7C1-AFE400C578B0

Amazing what a difference slowing down can make. I should have listened to Lisa Congdon more carefully the first time I tried this exercise but then for most of us we need to practice and do things over and over again to get better.

Penguin, Penguins Everywhere

…theme for this year’s One of a Kind exhibitor’s competition

Penguin Random House Canada hosted this year’s competition so the penguin was an obvious choice for a theme. There were just too many to show all of them here but I chose some of my favourites to share with you.

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