Mind Matters – V

When you work on big paper, everything else needs to be big as well. Your ‘ruler’, your sketches, your gestures. But if the ruler turns out to be insufficient for the canvas you have, just go with the flow. Will work out too.

32m of paper. Alright, let’s move on! Get the show on the road.

Plumb lines are important – especially when the paper gets bigger. What do you do when you can’t actually make a plumb line? Look for the straightest thing around, ensure it’s firmly secured to level ground, and hold your paper up to it. If it’s upright and rooted in a sound foundation, your paper should go up well too. Holds metaphorically as well…


80% of the time doing up the first one – measuring, dividing, estimating, then boldly sketching, colouring, blending, penning, shaping. Behind time? Hold the thought. A good first copy made replication so much easier and quicker. Be very wise about following a good blueprint. Holds metaphorically as well…



About lilac butterfly

Live. Love. Learn. Laugh. Write. Draw. Colour. Blend. Play. Dream. Cry. Reflect. Pray. Sing. Worship. Bake. Cook. Rest. Give thanks.

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