Recently finished my old sketchbook, so I had to start a new one. As much as I enjoy the fact that this cover is much easier to draw all over compared to my last one, I must say that I absolutely hate this sketchbook. The paper is not to my liking plus the binding of the book started coming apart after the first few uses. Now to be fair maybe I’m too aggressive with my sketchbooks but I think it’s because there was no ribbon or any extra support for the binding with this. Maybe I’ll add some to prevent it from falling apart but not a good move Picadilly.
Aside from hating the sketchbook, the pretty palm leaves and pineapples were both done in some metallic markers. I like the markers.
Zig Fudebiyori Metallic in Gold and Green.
I saw the movie The Book of Life in theatres on November 2nd, 2014, and it became an instant love.
(So much so I downloaded the sugar smash game version of it onto my phone).
It was such a great movie, with an amazing soundtrack (which I bought and also have on my phone, and listen to daily), and all the little skulls, stars and hearts everywhere were awesome! Needless to say, as I was cleaning out my room I found an old corkboard/dry-erase board that I’d never used (probably because it was ugly). So after I red-did my room, I painted the corkboard.
I think it’s much prettier now, and I’m more likely to use it, which is good because I need it to help me stay organised.
I kind of want to make this as a fabric print now. I want to make a circle skirt out of this. Anyway, I might give it a light dusting of a glitter clear coat, because, why not. I’m already using it so it’s serving it’s purpose after probably 10 years of not being touched. Now all I need are star, and heart shaped push pins.
Done using acrylic craft paints in gold, white, red and black, all of this was hand painted, no stencils or stamps.
I don’t know about you, but I like to decorate my sketchbooks. Especially since I can never find ones with nice designs on them.
I recently purchased a few moleskines, the 120 page cahier in Extra Large, I bought the packs of 3 in black, and in a brown manila colour. So in total, I have 6. This is just one of the ones I decorated. Simple silver antlers. It’s so pretty, almost like it has foil on it in person. If you’d like a print for sale of this comment below, and I’ll take a better photo so I can add it to my Society6 shop.
0.5mm Silver Pentel Gel Pen.