I usually start my day with a little doodle or drawing. This practice was reinforced when I was in Scotland and attended a workshop given by Sandra Brownlee.
Last evening, when my hubby, saw my the lines I made on black paper, he said I should try to make some marks on scratchboard then returned in short order with fresh board and tools from his studio. (he is resourceful).
The inky-black surface looked daunting. I was frozen in fear for marking it up and thought, "oh, I don't know if this is for me." George sat down next to me and gave me a little tutorial. He's such a gentle teacher.
This morning, I decided that I should try to draw a braid. First on paper, then on the board.
Pictures of my reference drawing and then some scratches.
I think I can get into this.
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