Just a few pics of inspiration from the magic courtyard :) I hope you have a cute, nourishing spot for your creative process :) xoxo
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I am such a fan of Carla’s drawings!!! fresh fresh fresh!! enjoy!!!
The past few nights I’ve been in search of the perfect* drawing.
(But first, I need to say that when I say “perfect,” I mean imperfectly perfect to ME… just a drawing that I love.)
I’ve drawn a lot of girls and horses, and a few cats, dogs, bunnies, and houses. (Steve made a slideshow, above.)
I’m using a combination of Tombow markers, ballpoint pens, pencils, and any other markers I have lying around. (And the looser style is heavily influenced by watching the wonderful Lynn Whipple draw recently… thanks Lynn!).
None of them are “perfect.”
But I do LIKE a lot of them!
Sometimes I think my art-making journey is as much a competitiveness with myself as anything else! When drawing, I can feel anxious to turn the page and begin the new drawing, because perhaps this time it will be “the one.” I’m…
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Wanted to share a few things from the magic courtyard! Hope you are soaking in some rays of sunshine and listening to a songbird :)
The next two weeks in our Year of the Spark class we are drawing inspiration from nature.
It’s been glorious already :)
Wishing you quiet time outdoors to savor the details :)
With lots of love,
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If you enjoy fun and nice folks, come and join us for a night of creativity and sharing :)
Thursday evening, March 12, 6-9.
904 Railroad Ave, Winter Park, Fl 32789
Bring your sketchbook and a friend, and a food or drink offering if it feels easy :)
Can’t wait to make these with Carla Sonheim!
This weekend I made these three wire-and-fiber wrapped animals… super fun to make, and the stars of my next lesson for 2015: Year of the Spark, the online class I’m co-teaching with Lynn Whipple this year.
The class has been a wonderful experience so far — the participants are brilliant and inspiring! Carolyn wrote today:
Cannot tell you how much I am enjoying being a Sparklet. I have done more art in the past month than I managed alone in a year. Many thanks for a great course.
If you wanted to join but didn’t, it’s not too late to join us! Click HERE for details.