Priming the drawing pencil and creative juices

So… I bought myself an iPad – the newest, fastest and biggest model available.

It was a gift of current technology and consolation for me having to support Windows PCs during the work week. ;-^

I also sprung for the $129 pencil. I hope it will enhance my drawing skills for that bright idea of publishing a children’s book. 😉  The resident comic artiste helped me with available apps and drawing techniques.

My first drawing was a houseplant. That’s safe enough.

drawing of a houseplantAfter a few doodles, I created a representation of what it’s like to wait for buses in the Ottawa Valley. The weather here has been fluctuating from frigid cold to rain to cold again.

drawing of bus commuter bundled up

Waiting for buses in Ottawa

Last night while watching an archeological documentary about Australia’s coasts, I drew a darling of a cat.

drawing of a kitten

Soft kitty, warm kitty…

As I was refining the lines and humming a familiar tune, Snuggles jumped on the recliner to see what I was doing – and get some attention.

black cat comic word bubble kitten drawing

Snugs comments on my first iPad kitten drawing

This is a different reaction from his comments earlier this month.

Black cat at computer comic about book ideas

Snuggles has suggestions

On a serious note, I am playing with ideas for a children’s book, something to gift to my grandchildren. It’s one of my goals for 2017, to get it started at least.

Thanks for dropping by, and not disturbing the Tabby. What are you working on these days?



About shewrite63

I am Theresa. I am a Mother, Grandmother and intermittent writer. I published a bittersweet novel in 2011 under the pen name of Florence T Lyon. I am also a real life survivor, community volunteer, Archives and Records Management graduate, and long-time IT support worker trying to keep up with technological changes. Can't eke a living off of my writing skills - yet!
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