Art Journal: Drawing with Watercolours // Timelapse

Disclaimer: I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT DRAWING. I suck and I know that. I doodle because it helps with my anxiety or just makes me feel better. I start drawing without knowing what I am going to draw. I just go with the flow.

I decided to make a time lapse video of me drawing. Just because I wanted to do a time lapse video for awhile and enjoy watching art journal videos. (And yes I am quite bad at drawing anything with either of my hands as evidenced by this video.)

I used watercolours, generic brushes and a sketchbook I got from a local store.

New Year Resolutions

I’m quite aware it is February πŸ˜‰ I wrote those down a month ago, but never got to share them.

  • read 70 books*
  • listen to 10 audiobooks
  • see 10 theatre plays
  • watch 50 movies
  • start art journal again
  • write more
  • blog regularly (once a day)
  • take more photos and share them
  • consistently write book reviews
  • write plays/events reviews
  • take care of my health
  • start going to the gym again
  • travel to new places
  • meet new people
  • smile every day

*I set my goal at GoodReads for 70 books as well, but it is not the same. On GoodReads I keep track of both books and audiobooks, but in my journal I keep them separate. Which means that I will hit my GoodReads goal before my personal one.

I must say that my book reading challenge is going quite nicely AND I have already listened to 10 audiobooks, so that is quite encouraging πŸ˜€

I also started a new art journal. I hope to keep doing that throughout the year.

I still suck at writing and posting reviews right after the events/plays/reading books. But I am working on it!

Doodles In The Park // August 15-16, 2015

 

I haven’t posted any pages from my art journal for over a month. I did some art journaling and doodling in June, but when July came I wasn’t very inspired and at the end of July due to some circumstances I had to pack all of my things. All of my art stuff is still packed. I did sneak out one journal and a handful of pens.

So here are some of my weirdly dimensional doodles in the park.

New Sketchbook // June 30, 2015

 

I started a new sketchbook. So far I am happy with only two pages (this is the title page). The paper is more toothy and rough than Moleskine sketchbook and I find it more challenging to draw zentangles and doodles =( But I tried acrylic paint on it and watercolours and although this sketchbook is meant for light washes only, even acrylic looks fine. Watercolours look better though!

Universe // Art Journal // June 21, 2015

 

This is my first attempt at using acrylic paint. I am mesmerized by the fact that it dries so quickly AND when it dries it is so smooth to touch! I had never had acrylics when I was a kid. I only ever used watercolours and gouache, so this is a new experience for me. Love that I can do layers of paint.

I am satisfied with my white marker too.

Art Supplies

 

God help me, I bought more art supplies!

My first acrylic paints (already tried them and they are so smooth!) and I am almost done with my current art journal, so I purchased two. Once is very heavy thick paper perfect for mixed media (on the left), and the other is a sketchbook but is also suitable for light washes (on the right). And pens. More pens. And finally a white permanent marker that actually works! Sadly it is not a fine tip, but I am managing.

I also got glossy gel medium. Which is awesome but it is sooo sticky and disgusting when it gets on my fingers. Worse then glue πŸ™

But I am very excited and I am already trying all of these πŸ˜€