One questions I’m always asked is how I make time to make art all the time. I have three busy kiddos, I am a full-time art teacher at a local high school. I am an adjunct art teacher for an online school, and I live on a farm with animals that require lots of care. How DO I make time for art? First and foremost, I make it a priority. I make art with my students. When I intro a project, I fully plan on creating right along with them so we can immerse ourselves in the projects
It’s no secret that I love drawing faces. Not just human faces, either. I could spend hours upon hours every single day looking on Instagram at other artists’ potraits. Small, large, simple or complex…they all intrigue me.
I am excited to offer up a challenge for you and I to enjoy together– 31 Days of Faces!
Enjoy this list. Use it however you want. Stick to the day’s “theme,” or allow that theme to inspire you in other ways. There is absolutely no right or wrong way to
There’s nothing better than being inside on a blizzarding day spending time creating. As you know, I’m smitten with faces, so today I wanted to come up with a way to make a quick version of a mini-sketchbook so I could create a cohesive set of continuous contour faces. I love bookmaking, but sometimes I don’t want to spend hours on end with laborious Coptic stitching, so I decided to make an accordion book today. I used watercolor paper from an 11×15″ pad. I cut two 15″x 4.5
I’m always expressing how important it is to create every single day. I’ve always had some sort of sketchbook that I’d draw in fairly regularly, but over the past few months, I have made daily drawing, painting, sketching and “coloring” part of my every day’s must-do list. I found supplies that work for me–I take my sketchbook everywhere and make it a priority to draw whenever I have a chance–and I’m not looking back! My favorite part of keeping the sketchbook that I do is th