Motivation Mondays

Gerber Daisies are my favorite-thing-short-list, barely beneath Golden Retrievers and right above Hawaiian Shave Ice. These petals are from a smart boy’s bouquet. The colors were too much for me to waste in a vase of water so I taped them to some paper. I justify this flower torture because they’ll live forever when i make them into a winning design.

This little orange was from a quick marker sketch done on the back of a Vitamin Water receipt from Wholefoods. I’ve been carrying these little baby markers around in my purse. The lack of solid black line can get me thinking in a totally different direction.

My sketches tend to be in monochrome. I try to grab a few markers or colored pencils on my way out the door an make myself use them before I get home again. Color isn’t the easiest for me. Sketching just happens but color takes a lot of thinking time.

How do you incorporate color into your thought process?

Listening to right this second: ‘Like Dylan in the Movies’ – Belle and Sebastian

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  1. aw the petals remind me of something i used to do when I was smaller; I used to draw what i called the “heart of the flower” (because i didn't know the real name, and i still don't). I didn't like how i used to draw the petals, so i used to go to my mom's garden and take some fallen, but still fresh, flowers and petals and glue them on the paper! I wish i could still do that, because that's the only thing i could do. I can't draw humans, but your drawings and designs are really pretty!

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