Strathmore Traci Bautista workshop I discovered the joy of using the script liner brush. There is something so therapeutic about doodling with india ink and that long, skinny brush. After I painted around on what started out as a crazy, doodle-y, palette cleaning page. I used the india ink to just doodle with some of the designs that I keep in my little notebook in my purse. Whenever I am sitting near someone with an interesting pattern on their dress or see something that might translate into a good doodle later, I draw it in my little notebook for later...nothing fancy...just a little spiral bound, lined notebook and a ball point pen. If you pay attention, there is great inspiration all around you.
Later, my daughter and I packed up our journals and headed to the local bookstore for some of their killer Mayan hot chocolate and some journal time. It's one of our favorite things to do. I brought along my Neocolor II's and some pens to finish it up. I even let my daughter play with my treasured Neocolor II's. I must really love that girl! Only now she is as smitten with my crayons as I am and thinks that she needs her own set. I'm raising a smart girl, I tell you!