February sketches

Whoa! I completely skipped posting my daily sketches and didn’t even realize it. So, here is an update of some of my favorite Hobonichi sketches from February. Part of my problem is that I am forever feeling self conscious about my sketches. And the Hobo has proven to be a personal space (which I love)….

Shiny new things

Since I decided not to buy a cover for the Hobonichi I was worried that it would it would get messed up hanging out in my bag. I found this Diary Pouch at Baum-kutchen and it’s perfect. It carries a few pens in the zipper case and the Hobo fits nicely in the main pocket….

Blue hair

A self portrait I sketched yesterday. 

Fun with a ballpoint pen

I had a really busy week and didn’t have much time in the evenings to sketch so I spent a little bit of time each night working on this ballpoint pen self portrait. My mom (who is an amazing artist) gave me me a quick tutorial on Facebook on how to draw faces so I…

Ballpoint fun

Three days in a row! I’m proud of myself. Today and tomorrow will be a challenge because I am busy all day and evening. I’ll have to carve out time to sketch. For yesterday’s sketch I used a ballpoint pen which is probably my favorite drawing instrument. 

Self portrait 

I came across a blog post by a woman who started a project where she decided to draw a self portrait everyday for a year. She’d read somewhere that drawing the same thing everyday for a year is a good exercise.  I am very much drawn to this idea myself. I need a project because…