I figured out why I love drawing. Sometimes being an adult gets too boring, overly emotional, fraught with responsibilities, or just too stressful. When this happens, I want to be five, hide in a blanket fort, and color. This is the closest I can get.
Vacation motivated my to try out my new colored pencils. I tried to make an imitation of my knitting bag.
I tried a quick landscape sketch of the view from our vacation deck on a sunny day:
And since then I’ve discovered I love sketching animals. I’m not thrilled with Mr. Hippo’s shape or the llama’s feet, but I really enjoyed it and will make more.