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Keeping a Sketchbook And The Power Of Drawing Daily

Updated: Jun 22, 2023

Hi my lovely creatives,

Today, I want to talk about the power of sketchbooking and the magic that lies within a consistent drawing practice.

Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your creative journey, drawing is an invaluable tool that allows us to explore, experiment, and refine our skills.

Keeping a Sketchbook

Sketchbooking is more than just doodling or jotting down random thoughts. It is a gateway to self-expression and an opportunity to capture fleeting moments of inspiration. It helps us sharpen our observation skills, refine our techniques, and develop a personal visual language. Through the pages of our sketchbooks, we can document our growth, chronicle our ideas, and pave the way for future artistic breakthroughs.

the power of drawing daily

However, the real magic happens when we commit to drawing consistently. Just like any other skill, regular practice nurtures our creativity and pushes us to new heights. It is in the act of showing up daily, even if just for a few minutes, that we unlock our potential and embark on a transformative journey.

So, I encourage each and every one of you to embrace the art of consistent drawing, in a sketchbook or on loose paper. Make it a part of your daily routine, set aside dedicated time for this invaluable practice, and watch as your creativity flourishes. Remember, there are no rules or limitations when it comes to keeping a sketchbook. It's a personal endeavour, a safe space to explore, and a playground for your imagination.

In the Makings & Musings Creative Community we can hold each other accountable and embark on this sketchbooking journey together. Share your progress, challenges, and triumphs with the community. Inspire others, seek inspiration, and create a network of support that fuels our collective growth. Let's cheer each other on, celebrate every mark made on the page, and revel in the joy of artistic discovery.

Remember, sketchbooking is not just about the finished product; it's about the process, the lessons learned, and the connections made along the way. Let's take this opportunity to nurture our creativity, deepen our artistic practice, and create a vibrant community of passionate sketchbook enthusiasts. Keeping a Sketchbook is just a wonderful way to express yourself!

Together, let's fill our pages with dreams, ideas, and visions that transcend the boundaries of our imaginations. May the art we create through consistent sketchbooking inspire us and touch the lives of others.

Wishing you all boundless inspiration and artistic growth!


sketchbook page of a imaginary scene with a house, a bear and some other forrest animals. The illustration is made in watercolour and pencil.
Keeping a Sketchbook

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