Art Supplies: Exponential
A little over a year ago I started sketching. It was simple. A pencil or two and a sketchpad.
I progressed to sketching and drawing. It got more complicated. I needed (wanted) more marking tools, more surfaces, more textures.
|In the Bag|
My supplies multiplied.
Now, I have added painting. Watercolor paints in tubes, pans and pencils. Then came Gouache and Acrylic paints along with more surfaces; canvas, watercolor blocks, pads.....supplies exponential...
|Beginning of Project Creep|
Since I split my time in two locations I found it necessary to box up supplies to take with me. Never knowing what might be needed.
I started with a plastic container with a snap on lid. It measured about 15x13". Enough to handle 9x12" pads, paints, brushes, pencils.
|Plastic Box - worked for awhile|
Supplies soon overtook it so I added a Banker's Box. The plastic container just fit in it. Now, everything could be carried in one load.
|Good Fit - Uninspiring|
Oh, but that Banker's Box looked dull. Decidedly not artistic.
Yesterday I decided to add some pizzazz to that old box. I had some left-over wall paint and ceramic tile from a recent bathroom remodel.
|That's more like it|
Now that Banker's Box has some character.
|Bottom - You Shouldn't See This|
|End - I've Got This|
|Side - Art Doesn't Always Go Well|
|End - Zonk|
|Side - It's All Good|