The Right Brush

I’ve had a paint brush in my hand every day for the last few weeks. It just hasn’t been the kind of brush I most prefer. Still, I can’t complain: my to-do list has grown considerably shorter and our house is much improved. But now that this round of projects is complete, I am eager to get back to a regular routine of journaling and adventures with watercolor.

Tips and Techniques– Do you struggle with finding subject matter for your sketchbook? There are lots of online sketch challenges that provide daily suggestions, and they may be a good option for you. My preference, however, is to pick subjects that relate directly to what I’m doing or what’s happening around me…even if it’s old paint brushes. When you choose subjects that relate to your day-to-day experiences, your journal will reflect more of your life and tell more of a story about what you see and what is important to you.

 

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13 thoughts on “The Right Brush

  1. Love these brushes paintings. You really capture the hard work they’ve done. And I applaud your choice of objects in your daily path as subjects. I return to my 30 art journals volumes constantly to remember the days of my life.

  2. You are a very talented artist, would love to collaborate 🎨 we do a poem to what ever art you choose http​://poetryinspired.com if your interested we look forward to working with you. 👍

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