2019 Artfully Inspired Life is pushing me to learn new things and I love it! I am starting to run a little behind in the lessons, but I am ok with that. My obligations are getting a little out of control and I need to start cutting back but I don’t seem to know how. I need more time to make more flowers!
Joanne Sharpe teaches this online class. It’s low stress and allows us to move at our own pace. I don’t feel pressured to work harder or faster. And I love that! For this lesson we started off in our practice journals. I learned my lesson earlier this month and moved my ‘practice’ work over to a quality sketchbook. Now I am using the Bamboo Carnet de Voyage watercolor sketchbook from Hahnemühle. And I am much happier. For this practice lesson we used a water brush and I pulled out my Schminckes to make some free flowing kind of flowers.
A little shaky but I am really happy with this one!
So I moved over to my Strathmore hardbound book we are using for the class and completed this portion of the assignment. A page of three.
Joanne wants us to add some word art to this page, but honestly I forgot all about that and didn’t really leave the room I need to do it the way she wants us to do it. I tried but I don’t like it and I’m not going to add the words. I went back and added them to another practice page. And I don’t like them there either. Hahahaha! I need to work on writing letters with a paint brush. Ugh.
So here is my completed first half of this month’s lesson. I have an idea that will help that second page in the white space along the bottom – but I haven’t gotten brave enough to actually do it yet. Because I like this two page spread. Oh well, on to the second half of the lesson which involves some cool collage stuff. Yay!!!