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More Moleskines

Added on by Lara Hoke.

In addition to studio work, I've been busy drawing in my sketchbooks.  My Several months ago I switched to the larger format Moleskine Japanese sketchbooks (5 x 8.25") from the smaller ones (3.5 x 5.5").  

I am enjoying the extra space on the page.  I think working larger has loosened my line work.  The newer sketchbooks feel freer and less conscious of the page's edge.

You can view more of these new sketchbook drawings here

Collage of studies from my sketchbook

Work in Progress: Living Room Christmas Tree (Update 1)

Added on by Lara Hoke.

It was another cold night in the Hoke/Kimberley household, but I still managed to get some work done.  Using a soft brush I laid out areas of light and dark (something I probably should have done right at the beginning.)  Objects are beginning to feel more solid and space more understandable. I've lost quite a bit of detail in the tree,  but that will come back in a later stage.

Work in Progress: Livingroom Christmas Tree

Added on by Lara Hoke.

I began a new drawing last night of our livingroom at Christmas time. I was huddled on the floor in a blanket and several layers of clothes (our house was not built for these temperatures!) in front of the warm glow of the television. It's my first stab at a holiday-inspired image, but these materials may not be the best for interpreting the warmth of the season...