Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Sketches and Birthday Wishes

Today is my friend Karen akaliz 's Birthday. Happy Birthday Liz!! She is one of the many amazing people that I have 'met' over at Studio Calico . Liz I hope that you had an AMAZING day!!

I wanted to give you all a little look into the creative process that goes on in my brain. Just about every project I create starts with a little sketch. As soon as an idea hits, I must write it down or the idea is lost forever! Old age, I guess. Hahaha. You can find my sketches everywhere. On my desk at work, little scraps in my purse, drawings in my car (yes sometimes the idea hits while I am driving-CRAZY I KNOW!!!) They do not always work out, but they do give me a starting point. Here are a few examples. This is the sketch idea I came up with for Liz's B-day card:

And here is the card:

Here is the sketch for Joann's card (prior post):

And here is the card:

Here is the sketch for my 'hip country chicks' LO (prior post):

And here is the LO:
Sketching really works for me, but I really just need to carry a sketch pad! Hey sometimes I even write them on napkins. What ever is the nearest thing that I can write on...hehehehe!!
Maybe this can work for you or do you sketch too? I know that I am not the only one!
***One more time...Happy Birthday Liz!!!!*****


karen akaliz said...

you are just awesome!!! i love that you even made a little sketch with my name on it! you really know how to make a gal feel special! thanks!

Tiffany said...

Okay your stuff is just awesome! I love that you sketch! That is such a great idea!

TAMI said...

I have never done a sketch- I just go to town on the page and it is what it is. My scrappin' friends refer to me as Edward Scissorhands-I should try the sketch thing....your CREATIONS ARE GREAT!