Before I opened my studio, I always knew I wanted to have a student art book in the waiting room. Where the idea came from, I’m not sure. I know it wasn’t my original idea. The way I read blogs, I know someone else must have inspired me.
I bought a blank canvas sketchbook similar to this one at Michaels and had an artist friend decorate the cover. I didn’t have enough students at the time to hold a contest otherwise that would be fun. She asked what I wanted and I told her I trusted her to be creative. Isn’t she amazing?
This one has been full for a couple of years now. I sat down and had a look as I was planning to finally put out a new one.
I thought I would share some of my favorite entries as well as my new art book and individual art books I now use for inspiring and fostering creativity.