Sunday, November 20, 2011

Draw Today, Draw Tomorrow

Pastel sketch, 12" x 12"

My 365 Days of Drawing Challenge 2010 featured in American Artist Magazine, August 2011

I get twitchy when I don't spend time on my drawing - no matter what is going on in the studio and in my regular life.

My 365 Days of Drawing challenge to myself last year, recently featured in American Artist Magazine, has left me with this twitchy condition, a huge plus. I know if I don't work on my improved drawing skill set hard-earned in 2010 it will soon disappear.

If you played the piano and didn't show up for a few days to do your scales, you would feel rusty. I don't like feeling rusty.

So here's is last night's effort. Actually, a two-sitting drawing. Pastel


Shelley Smart said...

Ooooh, nice!

felicitydeverell said...

You are so inspiring!

I recently did a 70 day sketch challenge, but it would be great to be able to do a whole year of it!

It really is like playing a piano you gotta keep at it or get rusty!

Have a great day,

Roseanne said...

once again, no one does pretty like you! I know I have said so many times and don't mean to be reduntant but it is so true!! The mouth, nose & eyes absolute perfection!! What I love is that you continue to write your blog and post your drawings/paintings!!! Thank you!!

Marian Fortunati said...

This is really wonderful, Johanna!!!

I love it!!!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

thank you all for such nice words. @Felicity, if you can do 70 days you can do 365 probably. Bravo. It sure is a commitment.

Kim Blair said...

Congratulations Johanna! Very inspiring!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

thank you Kim