Use it or lose it

Jodi, over at Life In Between, shared her beautiful new sketchbook purchase which inspired me to share about my first (and, so far, only) Moleskine sketchbook.

IMG_0159It was the most expensive sketchbook I’d bought and I was afraid to mess it up so I didn’t draw in it for a while. I finally took the plunge a few years ago (probably after reminding myself that I’ve bought way more expensive watercolor paper and managed to ruin those without consequence) and finished it up last month, filling it up with, among other things, a number of these ink drawings:

FullSizeRender(7)I often worry that my art isn’t good enough, but my confidence was boosted when I attended an illustration workshop and the art director told me to pass the book around so that the other participants could take a look. 🙂