Every day in August

I was invited to participate in The Sketchpack Project 2013. My friend Di Metcalf from Cape Town, South Africa organized it. I got sent an accordion sketchpack and am doing a drawing a day, every day for the month of August. The sheets are really small – 4″x3.3″ (10 x 8 cm), so the sketches  do not take a lot of time. I do them in the evenings, after I finish painting and teaching.

I decided to use this opportunity of daily sketching to try out ideas for future paintings. I have a list of ideas, let’s see how they look as images. When the month of August is over and the sketches are finished, the sketchpack will fly back to Cape Town and will participate in a show.

Above are six sketches from the first week. I will be adding more when I have time.

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    barbtaub August 18, 2013

    I love each of these, but sweet little Aug. 4 is my favorite!

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    Jorge Royan August 18, 2013

    The Sketches are beautiful, Alex.
    My compliments.

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    Linda Spiese August 18, 2013

    4th one is sweet…..I agree. Also fond of the 6th, iwth music instruments. Alll good though, and interesting.

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      Alex Zonis August 23, 2013

      Thanks, Linda! A great little project this is!

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    Carol King August 20, 2013

    Hi Alex, what wonderful little sketches. I can’t wait to see more of them. August has 31 days! 🙂

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      Alex Zonis August 23, 2013

      Yep, six more are coming… Had to post a painting today, but more sketches are ready 😀 and will show up in a few days!

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    […] The next 6 sketches for the wonderful Sketchpack Project 2013 out of Capetown, South Africa. The first 6 can be seen here – Every Day in August. […]

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    […] more Everyday in August sketches here: Everyday in August part 1 and Everyday in August part […]

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