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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

{Family Sketchbook Project}

{family sketchbook project}
One sketch a week from any family member who’d like to take part.
Just fun. No pressure.

Phew! It’s a good thing it’s a no pressure project because that was some hiatus. Mostly, it’s because my prolific artist has just not been that prolific as of late. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it. One week I almost posted a picture of some mermaids that I drew in sidewalk chalk because that’s pretty much the only time I exercise my ability to draw. The impermanence of sidewalk chalk is pretty liberating.

I found this girl on the back of a paper in her homework folder after she went to bed so I don’t know her story. She certainly looks princess like to me though even without a crown. I like the detail on her cuffs.

girl

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Family Sketchbook Project

{family sketchbook project}
One sketch a week from any family member who’d like to take part.
Just fun. No pressure.

This week I’m sharing A book Chase wrote last week. We haven’t had much time for doodling over the past week because we spent so much of it on the road. But this book really caught my attention. At this time last year I was still wondering if she would ever be interested in writing! This little book has it all, a title, an author and illustrator, a beginning, middle and end, some naughty deeds and a little math thrown in for good measure. Without further ado, The Zombies by Chase

zombies come to town

 

One night two zombies came into town. They were very scary. (I LOVE the lamp post and all the attention that she gave to the buildings’ many windows.)

zombies left and rightOne went to the left and one went to the right. One was noisy and one was quiet. (I love the way she shows them going off in their respective directions and tries to show changes in their spatial relationship by pushing the buildings off the page.)

zombie beach

One went to the beach and pushed down all the trees on the beach. (Mischief!)

zombies forest

 

And one went to the forest and met another zombie. (Mayhem!)

3zombies

And that nite when they went home they had a party. (Math and cake!)

She was super excited about the finished product which she taped together. Today she drew a little fish. When I asked her how she did it she told me that she used the zombie stencil to trace half a zombie. Apparently there isn’t only one way to use a zombie stencil.

half zmobie fishDon’t forget to pop in to see what Miranda’s family has been working on.

 

 

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Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

{Family Sketchbook Project)

This picture made a big impression on me. The color choices, the thought bubbles, the choice of the paper plate… I’m told that this heart is sad because she has neither a husband nor babies and also because she’s standing in a volcano.

plate

Joining Miranda Makes for
{family sketchbook project}
One sketch a week from any family member who’d like to take part
Just fun. No pressure.

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