I'm quite proud of how much drawing I got done this vacation, but make no mistake, I'm not a good urban or outdoor sketcher. Most of these were done in the comfort of my sister's home after photographs I took.
Also, sketching always takes a lot of effort for me. I think I'm okay skill wise (not great but okay), but I just find it hard to really get into it. Not sure why. Give me a bit of paper and a couple of markers and I will gladly puzzle out a pattern or a doodle for hours on end, but to take ten minutes to actually draw something real? That will always be a bit like homework to me.To each her own I guess.
I do like the results mostly though, so sometimes it's good to push yourself anyway. Even the drawings that aren't great are still a wonderful memory to keep. And it makes for a fun journal to look into afterwards.
Here's the rest of the Zelhem Travel Journal:
|A wrap up of the fourth day.|
|Extra dark chocolate is the way to go. Plus a note of how for the first time this season it was cold enough to see my breath.|
|An overview of day five.|
|Instructions my sister left for the house and such. The wifi was sketchy, hence the sad face she drew. ;-)|
|Flowers in sisters patio.|
|An owl decoration in sisters patio.|
|Day six wrap up.|
|Instructions on how to care for Jinte.|
|These were the supplies I took. Everything fit into that blue pouch, including the journal!|
|A field seen on one of my walks.|
|Day seven overview.|
|I like luxury coffees. It's a bit of an addiction I'm afraid.|
|The little makeshift studio I made in sisters house.|
|The last night plus the journey home.|
|The last morning with Jinte, look at that face. The first night home with my Spooky. He was very pleased indeed.|
It isn't until now that I write these posts about my travel journal that I realise I never did a wrap up of the eighth day! How weird is that? I never even missed it. Oh well, the book is full now and I still have the pictures to prove there actually was a day eight, haha.
Anyway, that's a wrap on the Zelhem Travel Journal for this year. I hope to be lucky enough next year to visit there again. We'll see how it goes.
Wishing you all a wonderful and artsy day!