Sketches first?

I get asked, occasionally, if I do sketches first before starting one of my scribble art drawings. The short answer is: not usually. When I get an idea in my head, I usually sketch it out on the paper that I use for the project. If I don't have the tools to do that, I will try to do a quick sketch on a scrap piece of paper so that I can "remember" my idea later on when I have the resources to do the actual sketch. Quite often, though, I come up with an idea but do not have a piece of paper and/or a drawing utensil to document my idea and I forget about it forever. I think someone needs to create an app that will capture and store the ideas we get in our minds! In the first image, it shows

Starting off slow in 2018

January is almost half over already, and I have not completed any pieces yet this month. I have added more ink to some different work-in-progress projects and drawn up a few new projects, but nothing has reached completion yet. In my last blog post, I mentioned that I may not do as many "scribble art" pieces as last year. However, I was hoping to have at least one finished by this time. Part of the reason is because I have had to spend a little more time at work due to the death in the family of one of my co-workers; and another reason is because I have been spending a little more time in the gym. Those are also why I haven't posted a blog in the last two weeks. While I don't plan on blo

2017 is Finished

I have kept myself quite busy in 2017. On top of working a full-time job that is not related to art, I managed to create a lot of scribble artworks and some paintings. I don't recall how many paintings I finished, but I know I created 43 11"x14" scribble artworks. Of those, seven pieces have variations. A few works have multiple variations, with a total number of variations at twelve. I have not yet listed the variations for sale on the website, but I might try to get those listed soon. In the year of 2018, I plan on continuing to create scribble artworks, but maybe not as many. I intend on creating more paintings, so I can have a body of work with my current painting style ready for a ga

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