Sunday, January 17, 2010

EDM #253 - Draw your socks

Felt like a quick sketch tonight, nothing planned, nothing serious. Just an ordinary pair of socks on the floor ...


If you feel the urge to draw but have a creative block, Everyday Matters group is a great way to overcome your hurdle. Everyone meets at the Everyday Matters Yahoo group and California artist Karen Winters provides the EDM list on her blog site. A new subject is posted each week. Start at number 1 or start at 256 or anywhere between, at your own pace, in your own medium. Pretty much anything goes. When you're done, you may post your work on the Flicker EDM group site after you've joined. It's easy and fun! All levels welcome! Come draw with us! :D (PS: I'd like to acknowledge Danny Gregory who started the group)

20 comments:

Kathleen Rietz said...

nice socks!!!

Cecelia said...

Lovely! Excellent texture!

alissa4102 said...

These are great socks - and I like the way you have drawn them as they were on the floor

marancat said...

A great sketch! (And what a lovely invitation to others to get involved with EDM.)

Joan Y said...

Thanks Kate, Cecelia, Alissa, and marancat! It feels good to draw again. Plus, I love being a part of EDM. It's a great group and the EDM gang is always so supportive!

Phyllis said...

What a well designed and executed page in composition, shading, handling of textures. Bravo!

Johanna said...

Wow, I am impressed. This particular challenge has me blocked, totally, I just don't know how to get started on drawing socks. Whenever I put my socks on the floor or on a table they just look like a pile of rubbish, no way I could ever draw them and make them look like socks. I am very impressed with this (and inspired, maybe I should give the socks another go), the shape, composition, shading is very vell done.

seesue said...

Hi. Just wanted to stop on my way by and let you know how much I enjoyed my visit to your delightful blog. Your sketches are terrific.

nanke's stuff said...

Well, these sox don't look like a quick sketch to me - they look terrific! They look very soft and cozy - well done! nancy

raena said...

You've captured their shape and texture very well! Great use of the medium!

J. Roach said...

The socks rock.

Joan Sandford-Cook said...

Fancy drawing socks, of all things. but it works - well it does with your rendition.
Had Anita here since Wed so missed the sazzy lady who so wants to be a mum. Real character shining through the drawing.

Ellen said...

Excellent drawing!

Ramona Davidson said...

Great picture. You definitely have the gift of drawing. Love the texture and shadows. I too am a member of EDM. Great place to stretch one's wings.

Joan Y said...

Many, many thanks everyone for stopping by and leaving great comments! Your support inspires me to keep going. :)

Quilt Knit said...

EDM is great. Love the socks.

ArtistUnplugged said...

Wow, so realixtic, I can almost smell them!!!!! Great work.

Snickers xx said...

Haha I love them! I can even tell that they are "puma" socks right??!! Great shading! :)

Stephen Hall said...

You have exceptional socks! Mine have too many holes in to draw :-)

Krista Meister said...

EDM is a great place, isn't it? The people over there are so warm and friendly, and we all come from different backgrounds. I love these socks. Glad you're taking up the challenges.