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Draw a Bench (Creativity Matters Podcast 471)

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Episode 471 Draw a Bench

Episode 471 of the CMP, a Creativity Matters Podcast — Urban sketching, Inktoportraits and October drawing, and maybe a bird or two

This episode is about an urban sketching workshop/demo I attended last week at the library and ties in with Episode 470 on embracing a beginner mindset. It can be a bit awkward to be a beginner sometimes. Just sink into it.

October Drawing

This show was recorded on October 1, before I did my first drawings for #inktoportraits and #birdtober. I ended up taking a slightly different approach. I also talk in this show about a loose plan for going out each day and doing a quick (really) and loose (really) urban sketch to try and give myself a month of intentional practice and see how it feels.


A few books mentioned in this episode (from a library moment): Show Your Work (Austin Kleon), Reinvention Roadmap (Liz Ryan), Pop Manga.

Inktoportraits in October (or Inktober)

I am doing Inktoportaits again this October for my daily drawing and for my “Inktober”-focused work.  More information is in this Instagram post. To see a short reel of my Inktober series from 2019, 2020, and 2021, click here.

Inktoportraits 2022


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