How do I relax after two to three hours of teaching art to kids? I sketch. Today’s “Espresso Yourself” episode is titled “Selfie-Expression”, which was based on the photo. Here’s what I used: * Bockingford A4 sketchpad * Pigma Micron pen (.08) * Faber Castell pastel in pink I did this at around 7:30pm at night at […]
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I had been mulling over a re-design of my website for months, and decided that #inktober would be the best time to launch it. So here it is – a rejuvenated mayacalica.com that’s bursting with lots of new drawings, projects, blog posts and an online store! Yup, I’m kicking off my little shop with cool […]
Unearthed this spread of my winter warming essentials. Today, with the rain falling in Auckland, it reminds me to be grateful that I can stay indoors and get wrapped up if I have to step out. For my fellow inhabitants-in-wintry-places, may the heat be with you! FYI, I used a Unipin 0.5 black pen and Sennelier […]
Recently, I’ve been spending time at the hospital. While our young patient sleeps and gets better, I sketch. My subjects? People who wait along with me (like my husband). Stuff I make up (like Leminions). And photos in my iPhone photostream. Today’s #whileshewassleeping project is a portrait of my walking buddy Dianne enjoying her coffee.