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Miriam Höltschl (Orinus)
"Smile, and the world smiles with you"
"Smile, and the world smiles with you"
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November Art
Inktober has come and gone. I know I forgot to share the drawings of its last week, and now it's kind of too late to do so, in my eyes. Anyway, after drawing something else each day, it was nice to now focus on a single drawing over a longer period of time....
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Inktober week 3
Inktober is soon finished again, and i have to admit I look forward to it. I'm drawing daily since August, but my mind wants to do more detailed drawings again, with watercolor or colored pencil...not just pens and inks!
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Inktober week 2
It's going well, I can't complain!
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Inktober week 1
While I didn't manage to keep up with the drawlloween challenge, I can't complain about the inktober one! So far, I had an idea for every prompt, even if some are probably pretty common. Here are my drawings from the first week. Crooked Poison Underwater Lo...
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October challenges
I have started to draw daily in august, and am quite used to it. But I also felt that it is kind of stressful of having to complete an image on a certain day!  By now I have found a way to take this stress out of the equation. I am drawing everyday still, b...
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Wonders at work
Working in a kindergarten, everyday we are outdoors with the children a bit. And as there is a sandpit, they like to play in it of course! But why does it happen that I find sand in my hair everyday after work? It is something that keeps puzzling me....and ...
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Using references
Some hate them, some see them as essential. But what is it about using references that divides opinions so much? Those who are against references, emphasize that everything we draw should come from our own mind and skill. They see references as a way of cop...
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Inktober
Soon Inktober will come around! For each day of october, an ink drawing can be made, or once a week, depending on the schedules. The official prompt list also has been revealed, if you don't get your own ideas! Art challenges are a way to get your creative ...
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27 states of emotion
Researchers of the Berkeley University have created an interactive map that shows 27 distinct types of emotion, in contrast to assumed 6 common ones: happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.   In  this article  by  Yasmin Anwar you can find th...
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Where to get inspiration?
A blank page can be scary. Even if the wish and feeling is there to draw something, you just might not have any idea for it! So when it's not about studying poses or hands, where can we get inspiration from? The main point of course is life itself! The more...
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