#12monthsofpaint january

 

I follow A LOT of people on Instagram. A lot. Like an embarrassing number. I've gone through and unfollowed some here and there but there are so many that I just love following! I never get through my whole feed and that is ok. I am exposed to a lot of beauty on there and that makes me very happy. 

Last week one of my Insta faves, Abigail Halpin, posted a stunning all blue painting she had been working on. I saw that she was participating in August Wren's #12monthsofpainting and that this month's theme was blue, so I decided to give it a whirl. My "piece" is just a fun little doodle, not a grand finished work like so many people using the tag are posting. But that's ok! I love just having fun in my sketchbook! 

I got these Winsor and Newton watercolors for Christmas- I'm loving them! 

I love saturating the paper and then adding color to see what cool things it will do. I thought this looked like a pretty geode.

final page

I find that song lyrics are a really good way for me to have fun practicing my lettering (I'm working on improving my brush lettering skills these days) and what better lyrics than from Kate Nash's Shit Song?! Darling don't give me shit cause I know that you're full of it. What's better to letter?! And as my bestie said, "You're the only one I know who can make 'darling don't give me shit' seem so elegant." bahahahaha! I aim to please.