14 Day Fearless!

14 Day Fearless! - student project

Day 1: a journey I'm hoping to make as soon as it's safe to do so.

 

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Day 2: Cloudwatching

This was really fun! My first scribble was way too complicated and I did my best to tease something out of it, but it just made my brain hurt. So, learning from that first attempt, a simpler doodle gave me this swan, which I'm pretty pleased with. I might well do this doodle practice again!

 

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Day 3 wasn't really practical on Procreate.

 

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Day 4: my energetic drawing was me trying out a new tip for my apple pencil and new brushes on Procreate. It was fun to just mess about!

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Day 5: Metamorphosis

Confession: this was also a practice for an art club I'm in which has flowers as a theme for this week. Or maybe it's just very good time management, I don't know!

 

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Day 6: metamorphosis no.2

After a really long time of feeling like I was a tomboy/not very good at being a woman/very much not a girlie girl but also not fully androgynous, last year I realised that gender being a spectrum meant I could be on the femme side, but not all the way in the female category, and that that was absolutely fine. So, I'm non-binary demifemme and so much happier to have a better name for how I fit in with the rest of humanity!

 

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Day 7: collection of creatures

Having recently learned about the liquify tool in Procreate, these sea creatures were a bit of a cloudwatching exercise and oh, it was so much fun!

 

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Day 8: colours and more colours

Today is my birthday, so my day is mostly brightly coloured!

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 Day 9: flatten it out

Man, this was weird! So much of my figuritive art is about looking 'real', with shadows and structure and highlights. Drawing this felt very odd indeed, and almost like if I'd thrown out shading, why bother with accuracy? Still, I'm glad I tried it and I hope my little blue tit is recognisable even if he is a little flat!

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Day 10: Thread

Oh, this is a very apposite prompt; I'm a dressmaker, so thread and threading are extremely important to me!  I decided to go with thread as a verb and oh, doing shading was such a relief!

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Day 11: Transform me

Low on spoons today (spoon theory; google it if it's new) but this was quite fun to make a bit less abstract.

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Day 12: structure

Apparently I enjoy drawing squiggly semi-abstract things from nature; who knew?! This is mostly dredged up from high school biology, so apologies to any actual scientists if my cell structure is a bit wonky!

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Day 13 - Take 2

This is a combination of the radial symmetry I used in Day 8's piece with the cloudwatching exercise from Day 2. I decided to stick to things from the natural world and I quite like it, I reckon.

 

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 Day 14: texture

I  tried using photos of various textures but wasn't really feeling it, so I just had a bit of a mess around until I found a texture I liked.

 

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