Archive for the ‘sketch journal’ Category
I drew this about twelve years ago at the beach. I wonder now what this boy was thinking as he was staring at the shell and if he ever got his questions answered.
Most adults look at kids and think they have a carefree existence where everything is better than anything an adult could be going through. But as a teacher, I’ve seen experience some tough situations. School and family can be enough to drive anyone crazy, let alone a nine year-old!
Kids need some time to decompress and de-stress too. In the USA, we’re about to enter a holiday weekend. Take some time to relax, and give your kids a chance to do so as well.
Here’s something out of the sketchbook. Yes, you can make a sketch out of nothing. If you see me today, I may look far worse than this doodle. Consider it a fair warning.
Find something today that seems ordinary and put it in your sketchbook or journal. And one more thing: be sure to get your sleep so you won’t look like me!
Sketch of a man who is aging thanks to his computer
Do you ever have those days where you feel the computer is aging you? My problem is I forget to take a break every once in a while. If my eyes didn’t scream it me to blink, I could stay in a trance indefinitely.
This sketch came from a sketchbook I drew in 1999. I was spending a lot of time in front of a CRT then. Yes, you can tell by the blue line we were using CRT’s with humongous picture tubes then. I saved a lot of room when those monitors went the way of the mastodon.
What about you? Do you feel the computer adds a few extra laugh lines to your face?