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Thursday, December 22, 2011
Kristin, 56 &57 Ptarmigan Parts
Who doesn't have 20 minutes to sit down and draw from life? I have been struggling the last couple of weeks because I have been so busy I haven't been able to find the time to work on the challenge. Then one morning I was reading a blog post by someone who teaches art and natural history about how he wants to convince his students to draw from nature for even just 5 minutes a day. 5 minutes seems too short to me, but I would like to establish a daily habit, like stretching or taking a shower. So I have been delving into my box of ptarmigan parts which sits on my desk for needed moments of inspiration.
5 x7" watercolor and ball point pen, which I like the idea but not the practice of
5 x7" watercolor and pen with permanent ink that doesn't smudge