All posts tagged “Sketchbook

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Sketchbook Reality

A sketchbook isn’t really the place for finished work. It is a place for practice and for collecting memories. Mistakes are allowed, because, by making mistakes, you learn how to get better (or better ways to hide them).

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February Journal

The city wakes from its hibernation.
It is the 16th of February, the sun creeps out and warms our faces. A friend comes to visit from a different city and I show her around Münster. The sun is shining, it has put on its best face.

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Mini Sketchbook 2

I somehow managed to fill a second mini sketchbook this year with tiny drawings. This time it took me a little longer. I took the sketchbook with me on my travels, which was perfect.

A few people have asked me what it is like working in such a small book so here are the pros and cons…

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Mini Sketchbook

At the beginning of the first semester,  we each received a goody bag containing drawing material and also a very small Leuchtturm1917 sketchbook (70 x 110 mm). Mine lay around at home for a while, but this semester, I decided to try and fill it.… Read More

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Edinburgh Part 2

The steps were slippery and very craggy.  Almost at the summit, I slipped on some mud and twisted my ankle ended up sitting on the ground, looking out over sunny Edinburgh, not sure how I was going to get back down.  I could feel my ankle swelling in my shoe.

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Moleskin Sketchbook Tour

When I flick through an old sketchbook, I am always surprised by how well I can remember the circumstances while I was drawing the pictures. Here is my old sketchbook from this year which I didn’t consistently use but has many very different memories concealed in it.