This is part of a series I started, if I can keep it up, I’ll say more about it. It’s a rule-based process, but very simple. Which felt appropriate, given I haven’t found much of anything I thought about doing to be so.
Finger sketching on Procreate Pocket. M
It’s been a while, but between bouts of the day job, I’ve had a little pause to reflect.
There’s always a shift when I start searching for something new to make, but most of the time, it comes back to observational drawing & painting. It’s a comfortable place to get some interpretive ideas happening and also keep skills in a semblance of shape.
It’s one of our oldest art traditions, and therefore a bit primal. Drawing or painting the things you see links a kinship to those earliest artists drawing bison and horses in the dark.
There’s a focus and feeling of connection that nothing else can boast. Even though first sketches are often crude, pieces of them have power.
Substitute your particular flavor of work. No pressure. Just continuing to make the things.