The Sketch Book — monthly resolution

shoe resolution

august resolution Inslee manolo monthly resolution shoe The Sketch Book

 Month of August resolution: find a pair of shoes that I don't hate. Running shoes that is. And then run around in them. A lot. I'm convinced that finding the right shoes in the right color is the only thing standing between me and Olympic greatness. Perhaps by the end of this month I will break through my own personal exercise glass ceiling and run four whole miles consecutively. Like I said, I am this close to being an Olympian.I thought about illustrating some sneaks and started poking around pinterest for some to sketch and/or buy, but then saw these Manolos and well... obviously...

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studio

Inslee monthly resolution NYC Studio The Sketch Book

Time for a new resolution this month.I considered writing this month off as resolution-already-completed because I already accomplished a rather astounding feat - I discovered that I actually like artichokes the other day. I know, huge. I can see my memoir now, "Age 26, I discover artichokes..."But then I decided to really go above and beyond. So...I resolve to BEGIN (not to finish) the hunt for a studio.Obviously, it won't be as romantic and charming as the one I've sketched because my budget is about seven dollars a month. But, I think it's time to entertain the idea of changing my...

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resolution to street sketch

Inslee monthly resolution sketch Street Style The Sketch Book

So, it's June. And its time for a new resolution. This month, I'm going to resolve to post something on the blog every day. CRAZY, right? I'll never do it.... but I'm going to try. To make it easier to stick to it, I don't think I'll post fully finished sketches every day. Instead, I'm going to sketch someone I see on the street each day - quick and imperfect, just a feeling of a passerby. It's pouring rain in the city this morning, so I'm posting an outfit I remember from yesterday instead of going out in the deluge...

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adventures in sumi

April Inslee Inslee By Design monthly resolution sumi ink The Sketch Book

its time for another monthly resolution: trying new things. last month my resolution was to find a breakfast plan to live by. I was really in a place of perfecting sameness last month and getting into a routine. And sometimes I get worried that my predisposition to routine living spills over into how i approach my art. So this month my resolution is going to be about letting go a bit. routines and art don't necessarily go together. sometimes the best artistic moments happen when you step out of your comfort zone and let go. First step is trying a...

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