Montag, 26. Oktober 2015

Autumn Glory

Please excuse my absence, I have been slowly adjusting to autumn and it's been fairly quiet here in my wonky world. 
I have printed out some of my Lisbon photos and assembled a photo book of my Lisbon photos.

 I continue to get inspired by my environment, e.g. yummy bread sketches in a bakery.

I am still sketching and painted the shoe box, which holds my paints, pencils and brushes. 

Only today I bought another online sketching course and will of course tell you more about it, once I started the classes.

I have woken Sissi the sewing machine from her summer hibernation and started with some light mending. All summer long I have collected ideas and inspiration on Pinterest, which I seriously love,  in preparation for the gift production. With christmas less than two months away it's time to knuckle down and get going!

Montag, 12. Oktober 2015

So what happened to the 30-sketches-challenge?

you might well ask. With all the excitement of the Lisbon adventure I forgot to tell you about it.

I did it! I managed to make one sketch every day all of September. I have to say, I was very glad when the 1st of October dawned but I'm also quite proud of myself. So here's the last few:

The most important thing now is to keep it up, to make it a habit, maybe not a daily  but perhaps a weekly one. The aim is after all the next travel sketchbook.

Here's me trying to keep it going:

Sonntag, 4. Oktober 2015

The Lisbon Sketchbook

I know, you have all been on tenterhooks how my travel sketchbook turned out. So here are my Lisbon sketches. I'm fairly happy with the result. Most of all because sketching made me pause, sit down and look. Something we should all do more often in daily life.

Number 1:


 Number 2:

At the airport.

Number 3:

First dinner

 Number 4:

Igreja de Santa Engracia

Number 5:

At the Castelo de Sao Jorge

Number 6:

Ponte 25 de Abril

Number 7:

Cristo Rei

Number 8:

Carmo Ruins