For a change of pace, I pulled out my sketchbook and begin to draw the old fashioned way. It helps me get my sense of scale back, as well as the touch needed to create. I’m not much for imaginary images (yet), so these exercises help me somewhat.
There has been an increase in difficulty with gaining new customers lately. One of the artists who mentors me said to not be surprised in lulls when it comes to clients and to take any downtime to work on personally gratifying projects. I do have a pretty ambitious one in mind…
A single picture containing every single member of my family who ever served this country.
As you’d expect from four generations worth, that’s a large undertaking. Add to that the need to procure images and information…yep, not a small task.
Guess I better get started, huh?