Saturday, June 09, 2012

Holding Out

The other day, when I posted on Facebook a quick photo of an insect related "journaling" moleskine, I was accused of "holding out." And so here are a few pages recently completed from that little compilation. The last one was done at our church's youth conference that I returned from today. I'm not really liking the pages or paper in this particular moleskine because it is to thick and poster-paper-ish that watercolor is impossible (it doesn't absorb) and when I draw with pen and ink, it seems to sit on top of the paper, instead of penetrate. So, I am using prismacolor pencils to add color, and I'm not convinced that it is working the way I like...but, I will finish, at least, with the sketchbook before moving back to the paper I'm accustomed to.

 

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