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Sometimes creating art can be daunting. My sketchbook pages are A3 sized, and sometimes that much blank paper fills me with dread. When this happens I often divide my page into different shapes and then just draw something inside one of these smaller chunks. It makes the whole task seem much more manageable… So this week I went on the hunt for shapes I could use to break up the miles and miles of white space in my art journal. Here is what I came up with:
I will probably use all of these examples at some point, but this time I chose the coloured tiles as my inspiration, here is what I created:
Using a black gel pen I divided my page into rough squares, I then coloured in the negative space using my AMAZING Papermania Watercolour Markers and dissolved the colour with a wet paintbrush. Because I had this ripple of colour across the page, I felt like I could get away with just using black pen for the sketching. The drawings are details from general household items combined with a bit of doodling (of course!) – the main question is, can you tell what everything is?
Hope you’re all having a great week so far!