Enjoying my new sketchbook
So, here it is, 2016, the year of the Monkey... let's hope it will be playful, energetic, funny and cheerful, as it is supposed to be.
I must admit I already feel a little monkey influence at my work. During this past week I got a flu, but I had so many new ideas that instead of cuddling in bed I spent almost all the time painting and drawing. And I think it was worth it.
Today I want to share with you a little sketch I made in my new sketchbook (thank you, cousin Tina). It has a lovely black and silver cover and inside are black and white sheets.
I used silver pen and frist two pages I sort of repeated the pattern from front cover.
This kind of sketching is a great exercise. Trying to repeat a known pattern always makes you invent some new patterns that are more your own. It is not supposed to be identical, it is just a basic idea that helps you start.
And since I was to busy to attend Inktober I started my own "Inkuary" (I love making up new words) and I started drawing my 5-minute daily drawings like this: