Inktober magic is happening. I am drawing more and more.
October is almost here, which means it's time to get ready for Inktober. In 2018, I was busy putting a house on the market and moving in October, and I still managed to draw every day thanks to Inktober. Here are my seven tips for anyone worried about failure. A drawing from last year's Inktober.... Continue Reading →
My month of drawing orchids every day is over already! I drew 26 of the 28 days. I learned a lot from this challenge, but here are the five biggest lessons from Daily Orchids. Orchid and buds, study. Sketch by Kit Dunsmore My drawings aren't always as bad as I think they are at the... Continue Reading →
I want to get better at drawing. I can see scenes from the stories I write clearly and would love to illustrate them myself, but it takes a lot of skill and experience to draw from the imagination. The only way to get better at something is to do it regularly, to practice. Inspired by... Continue Reading →
Inktober ends today and I'm glad I took the challenge. I learned some things about myself and building habits, things I already knew (but forgot) because I read about them in Gretchen Rubin's book Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits — to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build... Continue Reading →
I have kept up with daily drawing in ink despite some busy times and poor health. Having decided what to draw ahead of time has really helped. I'm getting better at hands. I also did a tiny drawing of Dory that I liked, although it's hard to tell what it is: I can't believe October... Continue Reading →