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Art Journal Every Day: Sketches From The End of 2014

ArtJournalEveryDayLogo-150If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here.  All of the previous posts can be found archived here.  There is a flickr group for sharing right here.  Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day!  No need to finish anything or even like it.  If you've done some art journaling this week and you've blogged about it, or put it on flickr, please leave a link in the linky list at the end of this post.  Thanks!

As I mentioned last week, art journaling can be defined in so many ways.  I mentioned that I'd be sharing several of my non-daily art journals with you.  Today I'm sharing some recent pages from my sketchbook.  I have some pages without journaling, but for the most part, I think of my sketchbook as a place to record an image with a few thoughts.

Here are some sketches from the end of 2014: 


A lot of my sketching is done in airports.  And sleeping people (or people on their phones) are the easiest to sketch because they don't move a lot and they don't notice you drawing them.


This is about as simple as you can get.  Yet the text tells the story.  I know where I was headed and for what reason.


This is a pretty traditional sketch spread for me -- text and title on one side and drawing on the other side.


I ran out of time to color this sketch in, but I rather like the look of it half done.


I use gel pens to write on top of the watercolor for the shading you see above.


I colored this drawing at least a month after I originally sketched it.  No one says you have to do it all at once!


This is the sample I drew when I taught my Sketchbook class at The Ink Pad.


A big title and some journaling and the page tells a story!

I work in a very small sketchbook, so these photos are just about actual size!

My sketching supplies:

And here's the linky list for this week:

Thanks for stopping by!