Sometimes, it feels like I'm stuck in a rut - drawing the same type of pictures over and over or editing the same scenes over and over, without any forward momentum at all. You know the feeling? There's nothing wrong with perfecting a technique, of course, or with polishing a scene until it gleams, but … Continue reading Sketching Fruit & Flowers: Breaking Out of a Creative Slump with Wendy Hollender’s “Botanical Drawing in Color”
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for your convenience. Check out my Disclosures page for more info.Welcome back to the fourth and (for now) final installment of What I Used for Inktober! Today we'll be looking at the Sakura Gelly Roll Pen in White, a gel pen that I like to use for accents, outlines, … Continue reading What I Used for Inktober 2016: Sakura Gelly Roll Pen
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for your convenience. Check out my Disclosures page for more info. Welcome back to the What I Used for Inktober series! Last week, we looked at the Prismacolor Premier 0.005 black pen for inking, and today we're looking at Tombow Dual-Brush Pens in Grayscale. Which means we're at my … Continue reading What I Used for Inktober 2016: Tombow Dual-Brush Pens
This post contains Amazon Associates links for your convenience. Check out my Disclosures page for more information. Welcome back to my Inktober supplies review series! Last week, we started with the blue sketch pencils by Caran d'Ache and finished up with a sneak peek (?) of the inking for today's post. Here's the picture inked … Continue reading What I Used for Inktober 2016: Prismacolor Premier 0.005 Fine Line Pen vs Dollar Store Gel Pen
This post contains Amazon Associates links for your convenience. Check out my Disclosures page for more information. Last September, flushed with excitement at the thought of doing my first Inktober challenge, I splurged on some new art supplies. Since I usually worked digitally, I thought it was a good opportunity to try out some different … Continue reading What I Used for Inktober 2016: Caran d’Ache Sketcher Non-Photo Blue Pencils
Starting tomorrow, I'm pleased to begin a series of reviewing art supplies! We'll start with the supplies I picked up last year for Inktober. As I started NaNoWriMo right after Inktober ended, this series is a little late in the game, but hopefully my review will be useful no matter what time of year it … Continue reading A Little Announcement: What I Used for Inktober Review Series Starts Tonight
All of his life, Theo has been told that he suffers from a rare and dangerous disease only treatable by his guardian Dr. Saintly's technological innovation, the Mercy Tube. He is never allowed to socialize with anyone other than his three caretakers, Dr. Saintly, Mr. Nicely the butler, and Clarice the deaf maid; and under no circumstances must he touch anyone with his bare hands. He's told that this is because his condition is dangerous to humans, that only the Mercy Tube can cure him, and that he should be grateful for the care of his guardian and servants. Theo's world changes when, on his thirteenth birthday, Mr. Nicely takes him for a nice stroll around the cemetery. . .