Sketchbook dreams

After a day in the studio, moving furniture and supplies, starting new work, I sat down, tired, with my sketchbook and some old supplies:

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catch ideas

The creative mind sprouts ideas like a plant sprouts leaves. The artist must simultaneously play plant and gardener.

Art is like a garden. Keep it growing. Prune to prevent legginess. Reach wildly. Seek structure to support growth. Sink your roots. Drink deep from inspiration. Fertilize wisely.

For more inspiration, this poem by Marge Piercy.

Pull up the weeds. Give away what’s dusty. Scribble during the smallest scraps of time to scribble. You might be surprised what your sketchbook has to say.