Yesterday I completed the last of the 100 drawings / paintings in the Trumpet Parts Series.
The last three drawings are ink squiggle drawings. I will keep only my favorite piece, T2-R2, from the box of bent and broken trumpet parts. I enjoyed every moment of working on the series. The series began in April of 2011. It documents the passage of time, the change of seasons, my interests, my experiments with a variety of media and styles, as well as the development of The Color Scheme Game.
Most of the series was done in sketchbooks, helping me to fill the remaining blank pages of at least seven of the sixty-six incomplete sketchbooks on my bookshelves.
The series acted as a mirror, making me aware of my work habits, my style preferences, my color preferences as well as the consistency of quality (and absence of quality) that is directly connected with the level of focus on the work.
Moving on …….
Sketchbook Drawings: drawn with Noodler’s Neponset fountain pen (fabulous pen!) filled with Noodler’s Heart of Darkness Ink.