Wow my first blog post of 2021, and it's on the very first day of the year. Last week here.
The bad news from the past week is: I made barely any progress on my MIL's commission. I started doubting my previous color choice & started a new background, but got no further than that.
I did very little art-ing overall, although I did more yesterday with some of my new supplies from Christmas. I received a 100% cotton mixed media sketchbook I had on my wish list, which turned out to be better quality than I had realized. Overall, my experiments weren't successes, and there will be more of a learning curve with the new supplies than I anticipated from the videos that make it look so easy.
My new challenge today: working with a roll of watercolor paper. It's a fight! The paper is rolled up so tightly that it wants to curl back up on itself from both ends. The plan is to work larger from it though--and my smallest piece so far is 18x18 in, and I have it rolled out & waiting to to cut 18x24 next.