At the beginning of 2017 I became the volunteer Artist-in-Residence @ Arlington Court National Trust Devon - Watch out for my posts about it.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Sketchbook Project 2012

Having read last year about the Sketchbook Project I thought that this time round I would give it a go for the 2012 Tour - it's described as being like a Concert Tour but with Sketchbooks!

I have put a link HERE to their official website and will be showing you some of my pages from time to time.  To begin with, here are the front and back covers - and the Theme I have chosen is "This is a Sketchbook......"






The inside cover and the first page




Followed by




For the next two pages, I felt that as we are at the beach, I would start with just that

beach things,




~   and that's the story so far!   ~




Enjoy your weekend






12 comments:

  1. Ann, your sketchbook is going to be wonderful. I love how you have personalized it. I'm looking forward to seeing how it develops.

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  2. Cool!
    What a fab thing to do - and a great thing to look back on at the end of the book! xx

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  3. Great! Love to see your next sketching adventures!

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  4. What a great idea. Your sketchbook looks interesting. I'm curious about your developement of your sketchbook.

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  5. Thank you ALL - I'm doing this Sketchbook using acrylics, the paper can just about cope....it crinkles slightly, but when dry I flatten it under a chair leg and it straightens them out. I've gone for initial impact on the first two pages to grab the attention of whoever decides to open the book....

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  6. Ann ~ love this ~ think I may gesso my cover I put on PPF ~ and start over ~ I love your style ~ thanks for posting on my blog ~ Happy Weekend to you ~ ^_^

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  7. Great beginning! Can’t wait to see the whole thing! I love that you put the map in it. (I always wonder where people are in the world!)

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  8. Ann, your sketchbook looks wonderful. I'm loving the tour of your world and am inspired by your approach. Can't wait to see more. xx

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  9. What an awesome start, Ann! Your beach scenes are so warm and inviting.

    Will watch with great anticipation as your sketchbook evolves!

    -Barb

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  10. Lovely sketchbook, Ann! Found your blog on the Art Blog Hop...nice to meet you here! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your work :-)

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  11. What a lovely start to your sketchbook.

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  12. I love it! Especially the first one of the sea and shore.

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