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Summers End



Oh my gosh! I can't believe it's September already, but there's definitely a chill in the air hinting autumn's on a whisker away. Soon it will be no more floaty skirts and in with the winter woollens!

Sketching Wise I'm experimenting with different poses and close' up's! I also decided to get creative on the ole' Photoshop too and throw in a bit of inspiration from Hayden Williams too!

I don't know if it's just me but with it being September and all I still find I get that 'back to school feeling'. I always find myself wanting to go out and buy new stationery and books. I get right envious too when I see all the arty type students buying all their sketching/painting materials and humongous folders, although I don't miss carrying those around! Please tell me I'm not the only one who gets this back to school envy?

I caved too and got myself a shiny new sketch book and with it being the start of a new academic year I also decided to use the opportunity to sign up to take a Skillshare class. After admiring the illustrations over at Paperfashion I'm going to be taking the Paperfashion: Illustrating your own runway looks class. I'm so excited and with it being Monday what better than to start today! Wish me Luck!!!

 Are you learning anything new this September?


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  1. Certainly, September has something magical ... it inspires not wait to start ... Happy September, dear friend.

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    1. Thank you rosy! Happy September to you too!

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