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Watercolor, Illustration, Surface Design

Sketching & Doodling in Summer

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beachphoto
Where are the lazy days of Summer? It feels busy. I’m trying hard to squeeze in sketching time, even at the pool. And if I’m at the beach, I’m always taking pictures and thinking about the next painting.

mymornings
More and more, I realize how inspired I am by the seasons. My paintings of flowers have been replaced by beach paintings, pool sketches, and shell patterns. I see other artists online who are working on Christmas cards for the upcoming season. It makes sense – so their products are ready in time, but I don’t think I could do that! I love immersing myself in a season (or theme) and continuing to explore it with each project. I couldn’t put the shells away and start doodling Santas, at least not at this point.
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Author: Eileen McKenna {my creative resolution}

Web and Print Designer living in New York. I blog about painting, illustration, and designing patterns. Inquires are welcome.

6 thoughts on “Sketching & Doodling in Summer

  1. Me too! Did you see my painting with pool water post? Now you can paint with ocean water – my friend on WordPress says she’s done it, too. LOL!

  2. I agree. I couldn’t start my Christmas or Hanukah cards in this weather. Love the seasons here in the Northeast.

  3. I am enjoying the summer doodles… 🙂

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