So my last blog was really about struggling to find motivation. I have to say I have found a great free motivator on Instagram. There are many prompts out there for sketchbooks. I have been using these prompts all winter. When I look back at my sketchbook, I see that daily sketchbook work has helped me create some awesome pieces that I can use for other pieces. My favorite was the month challenge for December. That is a busy month but having a daily challenge really helped motivate me!
Watercolor wasn't my favorite. I couldn't control it. It was too wet or too dry or not the right color. It's taken awhile but I finally like watercolor. In the midst of a crazy week at school, I have found that I am craving getting that brush in my hand at the end of the day. My brain doesn't get to rest from the day but a different side of my brain clicks in. I can hear my inside voice trying to make sense of my work. I think my left brain is trying to verbalize what my right brain is already doing. Is the paint the right shade? Do I need more shadow? What if I try a little white? It's so fun! And in a short time I have a little watercolor doodle. Check them out on Instagram at cb4drawing