Hard to believe it's May already. I'm finally getting a little bit of spring and my daffodils are blooming. That always makes me happy. I am doing a bit of sketching every day with Sketchbook Revival. It is still going on and free! I have no connection with it but I am really enjoying the different takes on sketching by the various instructors.
This is a sketch that I did with colored pencils from one of the videos. It looks really hard but wasn't. The video made it very simple. It takes a bit of time to add detail but it was fun.
I started another thread about photos of everyone's work space. I didn't get any response so I thought I would try again here. I guess if no one is interested, that's fine but I thought it would be really fun to see where everyone works. Not those perfect photos you see in magazines of studios that look like no one ever works there. The real thing, like this:
This is my space, at least part of it. Always piles of stuff everywhere and stuff nearly falling off the shelves. But it's "home". So please let me know if you'd like to have your studio space/work space included in a post over on the Felting and Fiber Studio blog. Just send the photo to laneruthe @ gmail
I love your sketch! It looks amazingly complicated and realistic.
Although my daughter Annie has a studio that always looks as if a bomb went off in a textile shop, mine is the polar opposite. As I work on a project I continually tidy and when I've finished I return my space to its minimalist look. I don't like clutter - I find it stressful.
I have pictures to send of my chaotic but happy mess. I was working today and I thought I had even surpassed myself for untidiness so took a pic. I do tidy it up at the end though. I like the look of your 'home' Ruth!
Come on everyone, let's have a look at what you get up to!
Hi Ruth, I moved into my studio almost exactly a year ago. It’s in an old industrial building and is difficult to photograph because it’s very small and oddly shaped (a sort of L shape) so you can’t stand far enough back to get a single picture. I’m not going to be there for a few days but will try to take a few photos of the reality next time I’m there. In the meantime I had a look back at how it looked when I moved in. It made me laugh as I’ve acquired a lot of stuff since then but this will give a flavour of how it looks in theory.
I love my old draftsman’s desk - I usually stand up as I work
Post by carole aka craftywoman on May 3, 2018 17:47:34 GMT
It really is impossible to capture a creative space, as there is a huge cupboard I couldn't get into the pic, a shed with fleeces, under the bed!! you don't want to know!!! and on top of the wardrobe, but here is a small insight.
My daily dose yesterday was making a beach scene notebook cover, that I had high hopes for. I am making some lined with fabric to hide all the FME and hand stitching that would show up on the inside, and attaching a nice tie and trinket.
So cut to today and when it was sized to fit the book I realise the nice decoration would not be in the correct position to look its best.....disappointing. So it is getting chopped up for cards (albeit a card that has had extra work thrown at it) Hey ho, maybe there is a bit to this planning lark much practiced by Lyn...