Here is quick summary of the June blog posts (not including Patreon posts).
- May 2021 — round-up of posts
- Library sketching — Next Library Camp at the State Library of Queensland (lots of art and lots of librarians)
- * Observation Journal — written sketches and samplers (themed sketching and written notes)
- * Observation Journal — story structures (ways of reading and planning)
- Books read, things seen: May 2021
- Sketching mysteries (Midsomer Murders drawings)
- Observation Journal — Little Groves (what makes the image appealing, what it means for a story)
- Cover art for WQ Magazine!
- Observation Journal — First Sentences (indulging in some close-reading of a favourite first line, from Sarah Caudwell’s Thus Was Adonis Murdered)
- WQ Magazine — art process (how the cover art came together — lots of process pictures and thoughts)
- Light Grey Art Lab: Pandora’s Box and The Tomb (new exhibition, and a tiny contribution to it)
- * Observation Journal — variations on descriptions (a favourite way to play with descriptions and surfaces)
- South of the Sun update (it’s being launched this weekend!)
- Publication: “Gisla and the Three Favours” (with one of the instigating drawings)
- Do Panic (working with what I have)
- July 2021 calendar — Houses (so many houses)
Posts over on Patreon, at various tiers, included: several amusing (or horrifying) iPad art tests, a recording of a talk I gave about art, several weeks of observation journal pages, a rough sketch of a card game, sneak-peeks of cover art and illustrations-in-progress, thoughts on the process behind a short comic, behind-the-scenes on a piece for an art exhibition, book-planning trip reports, printable poster, and — for those at the story level, two tiny illustrated stories (May’s and June’s).
Note: If you’d like to support art and writing and posts like these about it, patrons at (patreon.com/tanaudel) get behind-the-scenes process and sneak-peeks, starting from US$1, or you could buy me a (virtual) coffee or two at ko-fi.com/tanaudel (and I get through quite a bit of coffee).