Monday, 5 November 2012

Day 5 - AEDM & Nablopomo - #36 Buddha

I came so close to packing in the 75 day sketch challenge today. 
I was just not up to par.
I felt so tired and 
I kept putting the sketch off, 
and putting it off,
and putting it off,
 until 3 pm came and, 
I thought, it's now or never! 
I forced myself to grab my pens and Moleskine sketchbook 
then went to my bedroom/my sanctuary. 
There, I sat on my bed and sketched 
the Buddha sculpture that resides in my room. 
I love this statue! 
It's not the first time I have sketched him either. 
He is from Bali and sculpted from wood. 
He sits nearly two feet high and 
was originally dark brown but 
I painted him an aqua-blue which I love.
He always seems to bring me peace and calm. 

So, here he is...

#36 of 75 pen/ink sketches

Pencil-free sketch in A6 pocket Moleskine sketchbook 
using a mix of ZIG Millennium, Faber Castell PITT, and Micron pens.

So, I live to see another day in the 75 day pen/ink sketch challenge. 
I'm nearly at the halfway mark now and
I sure hope I can make it all the way to the end.

To check out posts by other Art Every Day Month members for this week, 
click HERE.

~ Love, light and peace ~

15 comments:

  1. Love the drawing! And well done for not giving up!

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  2. Well I'm so glad for you that you didn't give up! Well done, and great sketch.

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  3. glad you didnt give up! the sketch is very good and I love those buddhas too!

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  4. I love how the Buddha inspires! Great sketch... and great you kept with your challenge, Serena :o) Happy Days ((HUGS))

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  5. You didn't feel like sketching, and yet you produced a beautiful drawing! You are an inspiration!

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  6. I love your statue, too! And your drawing is great, as always. Do you ever make a really bad sketch!? I doubt it.

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  7. They say art heals, and it looks like your marvelous drawing was just what you needed to feel better. And of course, it is gorgeous, too!!

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  8. Please don't give up--your sketches are inspirational! Not only because they're really great, but also because you're so regular with the practice. Gives me something to aspire to. Happy AEDM :)

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  9. wow, I'd have to say that's heroic, at 3 am?? I was half finished my AEDM and went to bed, no hero last night! Sketch on Serena!
    Best,
    Jenn

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  10. good on you for sketching even tho you didn't feel like it :)

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  11. Great job! That's a heroic effort girl!

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  12. hang in there... you will make it and I am glad we get to see that awesome buddha again... your line work is sooooo great...xx

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  13. so glad you did, this sketch is wonderful. I love it!

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  14. I love pictures of your Buddha and you could sketch one everyday as far as I'm concerned! I didn't get as much done on Sunday to post for Monday's AEDM. I had to create and then post. You are doing a fabulous job keeping up with sketches every day! I'm sure you'll make it all the way through. :) I hope today is a better day!

    Warmly,

    Tracy

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  15. I hope you continue, Serena!
    I've always loved your buddha. :)
    Hope you feel better.
    Love and hugs!!

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