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Book recommendation: ‘Draw Your Day: An Inspiring Guide to Keeping a Sketch Journal’, by Samantha Dion Baker

Draw Your Day: An Inspiring Guide to Keeping a Sketch JournalDraw Your Day: An Inspiring Guide to Keeping a Sketch Journal by Samantha Dion Baker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I’ve always loved to keep memories, but for a while I have been frustrated by the fact that I haven’t been able to keep up with it. I’ve also been frustrated because I haven’t been drawing enough.
While I have tried different styles of journalling, I always feel like I am behind in one or another (keeping memories or drawing). Read more…

JCU street sketching in Townsville: An approach to drawing on location and recording what you see

Disclaimer: This is the first of a series of very delayed posts. A lot has been happening in the past few months, hence my silence. I definitely have to get better in sharing things here in ‘real time’, or at last as close to ‘real’ as possible.

Since I was a kid I always loved sketching and I was fortunate enough to be able to make that also part of my work. On 7th September, I organised a sketching workshop led by Richard Briggs. Read more…