New sketchbook, new sketching

20 Jul

My pal gave me a brand new sketchbook for a present the other day. It’s very tiny and has very rough hand-made paper which isn’t suitable for the usual fineline pens I use so I had to thnk how to use it. i decided to spend 10 minutes each day sitting in the window on the landing of uor studio block, sketching the people moving below with a lump of graphite. Challenging but good discipline. You have to be very quick and identify the most important features of the figures – no time to do any details – you have mere seconds.

6 Responses to “New sketchbook, new sketching”

  1. Magill July 24, 2012 at 16:40 #

    wow, so cool! What a lovely gift. 🙂

  2. The Blithering Idiot July 21, 2012 at 14:25 #

    You’ve got a very good Pal, to give you such a lovely sketchbook. I’d be afraid to draw in it 🙂

    • Rosie Scribblah July 21, 2012 at 22:13 #

      I can’t wait to despoil sketchbooks – it’s their destiny lol

  3. therealbitzymum July 21, 2012 at 09:08 #

    Beautiful book! Not that I’m going to rob you of it or anything *by reading this you wave all rights to report me to police*

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