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My drawing and painting life

In Search of a “Perfect” Drawing

I get so much inspiration from Carla Sonheims approach to drawing. It’s such an inspiration to see her pieces and how she talks about art making. PLease read her blog – and click through to this fun video.
I L O V E the drawings in it!

aBlog 3.28.15 from Silly U on Vimeo.

The past few nights I’ve been in search of the perfect* drawing.

(But first, I need to say that when I say “perfect,” I mean imperfectly perfect to ME… just a drawing that I love.)

I’ve drawn a lot of girls and horses, and a few cats, dogs, bunnies, and houses. (Steve made a slideshow, above.)

I’m using a combination of Tombow markers, ballpoint pens, pencils, and any other markers I have lying around. (And the looser style is heavily influenced by watching the wonderful Lynn Whipple draw recently… thanks Lynn!).

None of them are “perfect.”

But I do LIKE a lot of them!

Sometimes I think my art-making journey is as much a competitiveness with myself as anything else! When drawing, I can feel anxious to turn the page and begin the new drawing, because perhaps this time it will be “the one.” I’m…

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