Thoughts and Lessons from Drawing August 2015

Drawing of Man in Apron

I’m coming towards the end of Drawing August and each year that I take part is a very different experience. I thought I’d share a few things from this time around.

Set Limits

First of all, setting limitations for my daily drawings still seems to be working well for me. In this case the limitation has been that every drawing throughout the month will be of a person. Knowing that I’ll be drawing the same kind of thing each day makes it easier to get started and also to plan for each drawing.

I don’t waste any Continue reading

There’s More Than One Way to Make Art


Right now I’m in the middle of an online photography course, offered by my friend Joy. I’ve taken her Nature Photography course a few times but this is the first time I’ve signed up for her Art of Photography class.

Bee on flower

I’m really enjoying being pushed to try new things with my photography, but also to get Continue reading

Creative Links 35: Drawing Daily, Penmanship and Silencing the Monkey

Silhouette photo of leaves

Every week I share a few links to things I’ve enjoyed online recently and hope you do Continue reading