Creating a detailed drawing takes more thought, planning, and, yes, pushing through your discomfort zone. But the end result is worth it!
Going back to scribbles is not as easy as it would seem. But if you have the courage to trust the process, you may be pleasantly surprised.
In my A is for Apple Illustration, my goal was to challenge myself to convey characters, moods and emotions with minimal lines and colors.
There are new products in my shop at Society6 and I hope you'll be excited when you see them. Bonus - they also happen to be on sale!
I created this series of village people illustrations freehand with ink and watercolor in my Moleskine art sketchbook. Enjoy!
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:
These doodles from my sketchbook are part self portraits and part exercises in unlearning to draw. Needless to say, simplifying is key.
I didn't plan to create circus animal art when I started doodling in my Moleskine art sketchbook yesterday, but a happy menagerie emerged!