Squeezed an old cliché for some new inspiration. I thank God for the gift of humour and how it has a way of smoothing over some of Life’s rough spots. A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverb 17:22, NIV)
I sketched this while visiting dear D in the hospital. It was Father’s Day (in the US and the Philippines –not in NZ – but indulge me), and I thought it was a great image of how a dad’s role involves waiting on his children. Even if it takes longer than expected.
Shortland Street isn’t your typical adventure spot, but I made it one during my Japan visa run. Following my coffee and walk-the-dog (and cat) ritual in our neighborhood, I hoofed my way to the bus stop and caught a bus (two actually) into the Auckland CBD. Made my way to Shortland Street from Britomart, and headed to the […]
As I mentioned yesterday, here’s a sample of my drawing with a red ballpoint pen for my #sketchbookskool course with illustrator Andrea Joseph. Taking her cue, I added shading with a red watercolour pencil for the tomatoes and the shadows. And please pardon the recipe – it’s not a real recipe. I just wrote ingredients that I […]
I’m addicted to Sketchbook Skool! This week’s tutorial is all about drawing everyday objects with whatever pen is handy courtesy of tutor Andrea Joseph. I will post a few of my ballpoint pen creations – my pens are so bad though my drawings are dotted with ink blots! I’ve slipped in opportunities to draw, and realised that […]