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Friday, July 23, 2010

The Sketchbook Project - First Entry

Originally uploaded by Anita Davies

So, this is it...The first of my pages for the Art House Sketchbook Project 2010

My Theme is 'Anita Davies' (that's me!) and I figured a self portrait was as good as any place to start this journey!

I've used the folded tab on the right for text, to read the text click on the image to enlarge it.

Created using Noodlers Bullet Proof Black ink in a Lamy Safari fountain pen with an EF nib, watercolour and a red Micron 05 pen.


SKIZO said...

Fascinating work.
It has been delightful
to visit your gallery.
Good Creations

Anita Davies said...

Thank you Skizo

Anais said...

Love it, Anita! A bit serious, it's true, but I like the gesture that shows an expectant invitation into your world ;)


E-J said...

Yowza! Yep, a touch serious but you have captured yourself stunningly well! This is the best portrait of you I've seen anywhere. :)

Quilt Knit said...

How, grand Anita. I just received my book for the project and I know a lot of other people involved to in Sketch book Project.
Love this sketch. Just a little more sparkle in the eyes please.

Of course I love the Noodler's Ink. You made me feel grand that I had purchased a Lamy Safari EF nib. I await my black nib pen. Hope it arrives today.

Going to share your blog site with friends also doing the sketchbook project. I will certainly, visit Brooklyn Library and find your Journal in the future and sit down and give you a full run down after I have in my hands. To touch the paper.

I am a Book Person!


daisy said...

Visit your gallery is pleasure .

tn chaussure

Pauline said...

It looks great! The flowers and writing are really nice too!:)

Anita Davies said...

Thank you Anais, E-J, Sherrie, Daisy and Pauline.

Sherrie, still waiting for my book to arrive....Enjoy your Lamy!

travelingsuep said...

This is a great portrait and 1st page. (Did the book arrive?)

Anita Davies said...

Thanks Sue. Yes it arrived today!
Still haven't had a chance to look at it properly...Hectic here!

Tanya said...

I love this- I got my sketchbook a couple of weeks ago... looking forward to seeing more of your pages. Did you make the page first, then will add to your book when you get it?