One of the things Elsie shared with us when she came into my son’s class on Tuesday was her sketch book – age after page of whimsical little drawings she has captured during holidays and Didsbury walkabouts. I love that book! I’ve been lucky enough to peruse it a few times. She also showed us the pen she uses and encouraged the children to use pen over pencil when drawing their sketches.
“It’s easy to change a line if you don’t like it,” she said.
Well, I don’t know if I agree with that, but she was my inspiration for this week’s apple. I even went out and bought an exact replica of Elsie’s pen. If only that would translate into being able to draw like Elsie!
Title: Me and My Shadow
Medium: Micron 08 drawing pen and watercolor in a sketch pad
In honor of our upcoming trip to the Aquarium and the hours I plan to spend communing with my favorite sea creatures, the tumble-down-the-rabbit-hole word this week is
Next week is Spring Break and we’re off on a San Diego adventure.
No laptops allowed!
(although a certain Blackberry has managed to sidle its way into the luggage)
I’ll meet you back here on April 12th.
go paint a wall or something.