These are some of the things I’m obsessing over in my maker world, right now. From top left to right: local wool roving about to become thrums for some mittens like these ; mini sketchbooks in bright colors by clairefontaine ; cheeky rubber stamps for letters, stickers, and homemade wrapping papers ; paper thin stitch…
From my sketchbook this week. An assortment of cacti and succulents.
Trying to get back to my sketchbook. On and off, throughout the years, I have been faithful to my sketchbook. Other times, not so much. But the sketchbook is the opportunity to practice art, doodle, think, write, be inspired. A lot of crazy weird things have come out of it. So here’s a recent entry,…
My guy and I attend a lot of music festivals together. So, in honor of our summer trips (Bonnaroo and Pitchfork), I made him a usb-mixtape. They look like those old cassettes we used to spend hours recording for potential boyfriends, crushes, or best friends. But, these have a nice little usb pop out, making…
I need to get back to sketching. I haven’t done much drawing this year.
Bday card, hand drawn, for my guy’s 31st. Now I just have to get his package out. Handmade cards are the best; each one unique. Why buy when you can make?
pen and ink #9.
Airport goodbyes. More from the pen and ink a day project, as well as other items in my sketchbook, here.
pen and ink project # 11
I am trying to complete one very simple pen and ink drawing a day. So far I have 20; this is #11, honeycomb. More from my sketchbook here.
summer morning #5.
Sketching all morning, listening to new tunes. (more early morning project photos here)
From my sketchbook.
my sketchbook, 5.4
saw this sketch somewhere once and had to recreate it; tin can love.
art substitute, 4.27
r.r. asked me to sub one of her studio classes a few weeks back, and I always jump at the opportunity to make art with the students. 8 a.m. creative juices are so difficult but I wanted to work while the kids worked. I could only come up with these rock candy mountain type peaks,…