Belinda Lindhardt

Thursday, December 06, 2007

EDM 15 - Draw a tree or trees, leaves or branches

Every day Matters - 15 - Draw a tree or trees, leaves or branches

I have been a member of the Everday Matters group for sometime now, its been on my list of "i gotta do that", but keeps getting postponed and i just keep lurking. I have been super busy and haven't had much time lately for the actual drawing or painting of anything as things keep getting in the way and i have been concentrating on the business side of things, but i know that i really have to keep at it as i start to lose my eye, so i have been spending at least 10-15mins everyday sketching something mainly its been the boys and they never sit still so the sketches just look like weird aliens. I am putting it on my list as something i have to do just like brushing my teeth or taking a shower and i have been doing it for a few days this week and can see the benefits already. I have to keep telling myself the key is just to use that part of your brain don't worry about what it is your sketching or the outcome. The everyday matters group is a group that helps you to do that if you get stuck, their list of items to sketch is so long and i get inspired by reading it.

Last night i attempted to sketch my cute little swirly pots which actually have these really wonderful little plants in them with motttely leaves. The pots were a disaster but i decided to take the leaves further and had a wonderful little time with it. I used dots for the majority of the leaves and switched to lines for the last leaf i actually really like the lined leaf i think it has more character. I found this really small 005 pen, i love it .. have to get me some more of those :)

So here is my first entry for the EDM group and one of many more sketches of the day :)


Lynn said...

Those leaves are really lovely, as are the rest of your paintings. I'm glad you decided to de-lurk. Welcome to the EDM group.

Ann said...

Great drawing Belinda! I've been watching your paintings come along too, you have some wonderful works happening. I'm the same way though, need that motivation to keep sketching, it's been such a long time for me. Glad you're jumping into the EDM group:)

Serena said...

Great drawing, Belinda! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your sketches ~ :)