Remember last week when I finally made some marks in my sketchbook for the first time in many months?
I filled in those pages with a little more color and pen work for some new illustrations.
I did this next illustration on a piece of scrap watercolor paper roughly the size of a postcard. I just swept some watercolor paint across, let it dry, and let it simmer for a few days until I could see an image emerge.
I did a set of similar ink blot illustrations a couple years ago, where you blot ink on paper, let run and spread, and draw out the image hidden within the paint.
“ink blot illustrations”
It’s SO fun having the time, motivation and inspiration to draw and experiment in my sketchbook again! I’m hoping to make it a weekly habit, at a minimum, to do an illustrated page reflecting something that stood out to me from the past week. I hope you will stay tuned.