Was the theme for the figure drawing workshop run by Auckland Atelier (at Takapuna Art Supplies). I hope one day to get skilled enough to experiment with style and take some risks. For now, just getting a person-shape is still amazing and precious to me, and then I very very carefully applied the watercolour. I look forward to not always needing to be so careful, and maybe that’s a psychological skill as well as to do with drawing ability. On the other hand, it was very relaxing to spend eight hours on one little painting. (Yes, the model held that pose for eight hours, spread over two days!)
True story about the toilet in Grey Lynn public library. It’s just asking to be converted, maybe surreptitiously, into a micro dwelling/art studio. I entertained this daydream for a long time before it occurred to me that not only would it be a sweet little house, but I’d be LIVING IN THE LIBRARY! 😀
More fanart, this time for House of Leaves! Which is as far away from the Baby-Sitters Club as it’s possible to be, although someone did describe it once as “‘The Ghost at Dawn’s House’ for grown-ups”. Hmm, I wonder what Mark Danielewski would think of that review.
For Inktober Day Something. Claudia Kishi was/is my favourite Baby-Sitters Club character. Partly because her bedroom was well-stocked with chocolate, art supplies and Nancy Drew books. (BSC is for me what Nancy Drew was for Claudia). When I read story books, I usually picture how the environment looks, rather than the characters. I wish more books came with detailed illustrations of the fictional world.
Or, the time I spent six hours practising ellipses…
Still trying to do the Inktober thing…
The caravan of my dreams:
The Discovery of Whisky: