Friday, May 6, 2011
Getting back on the horse
I created this this page earlier this week when I was feeling a bit frustrated, fortunately it was a temporary thing. I have climbed back on the horse as they say. I have learned not to stay down for too long. It is like I need to have these moments of frustration so that the solutions can then present themselves. I had an awakening of sorts after this last one. I am not totally sure of what I am doing right, but I now know what I am going to do next which is a great feeling.
This page was done with some Faber-Castell Gelatos for the background. I added the birds and then stenciled in the misshapen circles and outlined them with gel pens and markers to give dimension. A few more doodles and I call it done.
I started this little doodle weeks ago but could never decide if it was finished or not. Maybe it still isn't but I am calling it done for now. Do you have trouble deciding when a piece is finished?
I had gotten a few of these big brush markers by Faber-Castell and started playing with them on this doodle. It seems that no matter how many markers you have there are always other colors you wish you had. I bought 12 but that never seems to be enough colors for me. I have been enjoying these full page doodles I am not sure if I will cut them up for other pages and just leave them as is. They might make fascinating postcards just as they are.
Have a great Mothers Day Weekend!