All posts filed under ‘Sketchbook

Daily Practice: Index Card a Day 2014 (ICAD)

Hello! It’s starting to feel like summer here in Portland. Sunny skies (sometimes), longer days, and farmers markets are some of my favorite parts of summer. I also love packing up a little bag and finding a sunny place outside to sketch. For the next two months, I’m going to be including a small stack […]

Collage and The Terrible, No Good Art Block

Hello again! I’m back for Glue it Tuesday with a collage that’s been coming together on my desk for the past couple of weeks. I took the cover of one of our weekly newspapers and have been cutting all of the solid bits out of it and sticking a few pieces down here and there. […]

Glue it Tuesday: Printmaking Color Tests

Good morning! I’m joining in Glue it Tuesday this week with some color tests for my printmaking class. I created a few linoleum blocks with simple textures, and my plan is to tear them all up and sew them back together for the final project. I brought the blocks home with me, and worked on […]

Less Mess! (WOYWW)

More important than what is on my workdesk this week, is what isn’t on my workdesk this week. I finally went to Ikea on Saturday to pick up a matching bookcase to put next to my desk, and was able to stash the pile of art supplies and papers that was on my desk. I’m […]

Sketchbook Doodles: Glue it Tuesday

Hello! I’m popping in today to share some of my doodles for Aimee’s Glue it Tuesday. Check out her blog to see her colorful work, and links to others participating in Glue it Tuesday. I’m not feeling particularly inspired this week. I think it has to do with the gray skies and rain returning after […]

Daily Pattern Challenge (WOYWW)

Last month’s daily pattern challenge turned out to be not so daily. I don’t think I made it beyond the second week. I was trying to make all of my patterns out of stencils, and it wasn’t working for me. I should have switched over to using something else to create my patterns, but instead […]

Sketchbook: Glue it Tuesday!

Hello, spring! It’s everywhere. This is a page from my Moleskine sketchbook for Aimee’s Glue it Tuesday. Check out her blog to add your own link. All you need is a glue stick and something to glue down to participate. I handcolored some Japanese printmaking paper and tore it up for this collage. On the […]

Sketchbook: Glue it Tuesday!

Good morning! Today I’m sharing a collage from my Moleskine sketchbook for Aimee’s Glue it Tuesday. It was so fun last week to check out everyone’s collages and glue creations. For this one I pulled out mostly plain color bits from magazines and catalogs. I couldn’t resist sneaking some scraps with the chevron pattern. I […]

Sketchbook: Paper Weaving

Aimee at Artsyville has started a new Tuesday prompt called Glue it Tuesday! When she announced it last week I was super excited because it’s been a long while since I’ve done any collage work. I had a couple of misaligned prints from my reduction linocut project, so I decided to reuse the bad prints […]

Daily Pattern Challenge: March

Good morning, Monday! I’m jumping back into Anika’s daily pattern challenge in March. This month I’ll be making all of my patterns out of stencils. So far I have used transparency film, but I’m open to using anything else I can find around the apartment. For the pattern above I used some craft acrylic paint […]