Woo hoo! I am finally finished my Sketchbook Project 2013, and it (along with my kids’ sketchbooks) will be mailed off today, just one day ahead of deadline. Here are the rest of my pages, along with my favorite pages from the kids’ books! To see the rest of my sketchbook, click here or here!
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The end is so close! I am almost done, and I would love to finish this before Christmas so I don’t even have to think about it in January! The Sketchbook Project is now a more flexible thing to join – you can sign up at anytime, and take your time finishing your book. The deadline only comes in if you sign up for a tour. It must be an easier way for them to organize it, but I have to admit, the grandiose-project feeling is a bit lost now for me. I haven’t decided if I will continue with it, yet. Are you more inclined to try it, now that the pressure is off? I guess I work better with a little bit of pressure!
Here are the next 5 spreads in my book!
We looked at some incredible books. First, we checked out books by my pen-pal friend, Jeannine Saylor. Her books have a sweet straight-forward style to them- they are lovely to look at.
Then we looked at a book by an illustrator named Gina Perry. She has such tiny detail in her work – it was so much fun to look at.
We are going to visit the sketchbooks at the Brooklyn Art Library again this year. Looking forward to it! I have a list of sketchbooks to check out, and I will take out my own to give them some lovin’ (and make sure the pages aren’t sticking together!).
I’m busy finishing the second half of my Sketchbook Project 2013, which isn’t due until January. Here’s what I have so far:
This is my entry for the Arthouse Co-op’s recent project, the 4×6 Exchange 2! There are 10 days left to sign up, and it’s free to join (apart from the postage you will pay). I’m looking forward to getting something in the mail. Truth be told, that’s really why I joined – I want mail!
And yes, I know this looks like sperm. I’ve been told. I decided to use one of my unfinished paintings from last year for this project because, well, I’m lazy.