I’ve actually finished the sketchbook…and overall I’m pleased with the outcome. I did stay with the maps, and then just allowed myself to create in reaction to the places of my various starts. Some pages still have visible maps, some do not. On the cover I had a sudden realization of the perfect image….my first art teacher started everyone off with the same bird. And so on the cover I recreated a similar bird as the starting place of my identity as an artist.
Here are the next few pages:
In many ways it feels like a visual journal without any words. I’ll post again with the rest of the pages soon. Thank you for looking!