07 May 2020

Spring Break



The first thing was to literally use soapy water and a putty knife to clean my work table as well as tidy the place so that I can breath again.



How satisfying is that!!

Next thing was to start a FUN project. A "friend" on Instagram was making a book/sketchbook out of prints and I remembered a great set of workshops on DMTV that I did a few years ago. They are only 7.5 GBS  which is $9.33. In this classroom there are 5 individual half hour (about) workshops on making these really fun and easy sketchbooks. 

Anyway, I bought the classroom collection and I am starting on the sketchbooks. I wish I could show you the process but it is the Kemshalls intellectual property.

This is me starting with two large (22 x 30) sheets of paper.


The aftermath of step one

Believe it or not THAT is my bathroom sink and it usually looks like that. I only use it to wash paint and other materials. I don't bother to clean it because it will look like that again the next day. I know because I foolishly scrubbed it one day and voila, a mess.







I do hope you will give this group of workshops (Classroom) a try because the fun only STARTS when the sketchbook is made. You'll have to trust me on this but creativity will be pouring out of you before you are done.

6 comments:

  1. Good idea. It should to try it...

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    1. It makes working in a sketchbook easier when you already had a mark on the page to respond to.

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  2. THAT is very satisfying, the clean up after intensive work. You are too funny. Your spring break consists of diving into a new project!! I would say "No rest for the weary," but your art doesn't make you weary, it satisfies and energizes you...

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  3. Great idea, Beth. I've signed up for the class because of your suggestion and because the things that you make inspire me. I love to print on fabric and paper- it's my favorite way to make art. I've done other DMTV classes from the Kemshalls and have loved them. I have to get my hands on a large piece of paper, though, for this one.

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  4. A good robust paper is the best. I loved doing it and I wrote about it on the blog when I did it. I just can't remember the dates. You will have a ball!! The Kemshalls are great and so much of what I've learned has been from them.

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