Like my mother, I think I’ve dabbled in most things artsy-farsty since I was a child (minus anything that has to do with cloth or yarn). Recently, my artistic flare has gotten a little more complex with scrapbooking, photography, and stained glass (more on that in a later post).
The other night, I found some of my mom’s charcoal pencils and got inspired to draw. It has been literally 10+ years since I drew anything. The first was a picture of my niece Maggie. I was somewhat surprised as to how it turned out. I guess it’s kind of like riding a bike. You never really forget and once you do it again, it amazes you how easily it comes.
Here are a few I’ve done in the past few days and the accompanying photo. I know Brenden doesn’t look quite-the-same but I’m allotting myself a learning curve :