or some reason its the flowers… Always the flowers, in all states of blooming and dying that grabs my attention… I can sketch and paint them for hours… It’s like there is no better memory of a trip than the blossoms I befriended during a leisurely walk or over a solitary cup of coffee…. ❣️
#Watercolor #asketchaday #SimplePleasuresofLife #joyofart #myart #journaljourney
Peaches were found lurking behind a thick camouflage of leaves in my moms garden!! But not for long 😁
As soon as I spied them, I realised what a wonderful subject they made, so here is my morning sketch in Watercolor 😁
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Pressed between pages
Of a sketchbook
Some memories lie
Snug and safe
Carrying with them
Fragrance and colours
Of alien lands…
#Watercolours #canson #montvalpaper
I love keeping a visual journal with lots of images of what I enjoyed seeing in a new place.
These Diaries, kept over years, never fail to make me nostalgic as I remember the plants that grew, the season that was, the fragrance in the air, to me they are more precious than photographs.
While the words are there too, it is the visuals that evoke an instant reaction. 😊
The artwork hanging
in my hotel room
how far from home
#journaljourney #travelogues #travel #penandpaper
The process of creating is also the process of eliminating.
After the initial inspiration, I seldom look up to see the scene, I let my imagination and the colours take over quietly and without fanfare or fuss… 😊 This, for me is the best way to overcome a block, if any.
As I keep my art journal, my emphasis is on the mood and feel of what’s going through me rather than making an exact replica of what lies ahead in my field of vision.
My journal is a collection of some truths, some half-truths and some complete lies 😁!
From an image on a carry bag, to a sketch in my journal… A moment well-catalogued, a trip recorded in small moments of complete joy 😊!
#nature #beauty #SimplePleasuresofLife #pen #pencilfun #Sikkim
That winter feeling
When colours feel blue and
They slip out of their tubes
And find warmth
Between the warm sheets
Of white paper 😊😁
#coloursoflife #joyofcolour #joyofart #journaljourney #asketchaday