Sunday, May 13, 2012
Visiting (and Sketching) St. Emilion
about the Illustrated Journal course I took (under the excellent tutelage of my good friend Alison. Before I show you a page from my journal, let me remind you that I am brand new to this, and that I am only gradually overcoming the inhibitions I learned in elementary school, a lifetime of conviction that I am not capable of drawing. And let me also preface the presentation by saying that I know my colours are not true -- I've far overstated the yellow (although the buildings, in the sunlight, are noticeably blond). Most importantly, though, I've had such fun, first in the sketching itself, on-site, and then again back in our home away from home, mixing up a watercolour palette to suit. Here it is . . .