Last weekend we got a big dump of snow: 24cm at our house, and more in some other places. "Oh, too soon!" everyone said.
*laughs* Me, I love snow, and we went for a long walk by the river, where poplar leaves shone in brilliant golds and rich ochres in an otherwise muted landscape. The river was steaming in the cold air, and distant hills appeared to be floating in the mist. Such beauty, and how lucky am I to have been out walking in it, and with my favourite person too!
Due to the weather, my shift at the store was very slow, so I perused the sketchbook shelves and noticed a new book of black paper. Well, comparatively dark grey really.
150g weight, for "Colour Pencil, Gel Pens, Metallic Markers"
My friends, be not limited by the printed word!
Often, words are only suggestions. In the drawings above, I used oil sticks, gel pens, China markers, pencil crayons, children's wax crayons, oil paint markers and acrylic paint. See?
A book of black paper, begun in the midst of a snowstorm. I like that.