I once read a quote that said “growing old is a privilege denied to many.” I don’t want to ever shy away from my age but wear each year as a badge of gratitude. It’s a wild world out there and things get hard. I can say I’m still here, right now. Here’s to hope, life and believing in good.
Nearly all of my family is international so I never really got to enjoy grandparents as a kid. We have a long-time family friend named Mary that has filled that space beautifully for me over the years. I saw this flower while on a walk with her.
On a random note, I love the color of the paper in this sketchpad. That warm ivory is so lovely. I’ll miss it once the pad is done.
These next sketches are from a meet-up with my co-workers just 2 weekends ago. We had an art night. It’s tough to get in “draw-for-fun” time when you’re a professional artist. This art night hopefully marks the beginning of the end of that challenge. It was delightful.
This last sketch needed more space so I used my larger pad that happens to have toned paper. Remember this from a previous post? It’s been a faithful sketch pad to me.
Have a great day! And if it happens to be your birthday as well, Happy Birthday! 🙂