August 2011: New Sketchbook - fighting with paper

Posted: Aug 6, 2011 | | Labels:

August 2011: Herb Garden by apple-pine
August 2011: Herb Garden, a photo by apple-pine on Flickr.
I got a new sketchbook and it's... different. Watercolor looks bleak and paper buckles, it also retains blotches of off-color after you add even smallest amount of water. And it makes lots of inks act semi-not-waterproof. Of - and many markers bleed like crazy on it. Overall - a challenge :)
August 2011: Straw Flowers
Here is a link to the little story behind this sketch: