Staying creative during Covid does take a bit of mental gymnastics at times. Here are the ways in which I keep challenging myself creatively.
For my Outside the Box art Moleskine illustration, I started with drawing a simple box; the zany travels of my brain took over from there.
C is for Cat and Other Illustrations features freehand drawn ink and watercolor illustrations done in my Moleskine art sketchbook.
Getting to spend time on character art development amuses and renews me. I'm delighted to introduce you to some of my new peeps!
My manly art is full of gentle charm and a dose of humor. And even though I find men easier to lampoon, my affection for them runs strong.
Drawing freehand with ink takes courage. Fortunatley, the affordability of my Noodler's Ahab Fountain Pen takes off some of the pressure.
Here are 5 ways to recharge your creativity - an easy enough list to do that just requires some "rinse and repeating" for success.
Sticking with limited color palettes doesn't have to be boring. Furthermore, limited colors can tie together and simplify a busy illustration.
My freehand drawn art is a form of meditation - a chance to practice being in the moment and setting aside my inner critic. Here's the result:
Curious how I go about creating my whimsical art? This series of photographs shows the step-by-step process for my funny housewarming card.