100 Days of Drawing // Week 2

The 100 Day Project has reached the end of Week 2! I have to admit, this commitment is still proving to be tough.

I like to think I’m good at exercising self discipline. I really take pride in the dedication I exercise by showing up and getting down to work day after day. Despite this focused mindset, I’m still finding it so difficult to make time for my daily drawing.

I started my week off trying to squeeze them in during my lunch break at the shop. I felt like I was checking off one of the many to-do list tasks in my day. But after a few days I fell out of this habit. Things in the studio were commanding more of my attention. So I began drawing each night when I returned home. In that setting, I tried to envision the sketches as less like work and more like a cool down after my busy day. In both contexts it was still tough to find the time, but I do find that I’m getting faster at honing in on subject matter.Processed with VSCOcam with b1 preset

Days 8 & 9 // Pliers and Rawhide Mallet – It’s funny how one can use the same tools each day without really looking at them.

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Day 10 // Wall vase with air plants, turkey feathers and cook pines.

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Day 11 // Big cat in the window seat, aka “Hurry up and draw as much as you can before he moves!

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Day 13 // Sleeping Cat Paws – One would think that a cat sleeps all day and barely moves. But in fact, they sleep all day and move just enough every few moments to keep you from being able to draw them.

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Day 14 // Leather Camera Bag

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