“IT’S PLAYTIME :)”
time to let go
“If only letting go of bad habits and fears, was as easy and as fun as letting go of, and popping, these balloons …
This Affirmation highlights beautifully the problem with Perfectionism, and the Struggles of Letting Go.
Big Sophie wasn’t going to release this one, Not Good Enough she kept saying, but I forced her to, because if you keep waiting for tings to be perfect, you’ll never release anything; so we both know this one isn’t perfect, but because it isn’t … it kind of is :)
Sometimes you’ve just got to see where the wind takes you, and accept, that it’s Time to Let Go.“
days 27 to 31
I talk about Days 27 to 31 of Inktober 2018, where I Inked Seven Anime Characters, turned Seven Videogame Characters into lilSOPHIE’s and realised I maybe Sacrificed too many Important tings, aka, I need a rest :)
also includes an Inktober 2018 YouTube Video :)
SO FREE ART PODCAST
This weeks lil episode is more about the tings, as I talk about Interpreting Dreams with Automatic Writing.
There’s also the Book Book, which is Understanding Dreams by Keith Hearne and David Melbourne, and for a bit of arty tings, we have the lil Art Tip, which is a super easy way to create the effect of squinting when working digitally.
Hope you like this one :)
REALISTIC PENCIL DRAWINGS
“CAPTURING FEMININITY IS WHERE MY HEART IS.
I started Drawing in 2013 just for fun; sketching random scenes from Anime, or trying to bring my favourite Videogame Characters to life. However, before I knew it, I found myself going down a more realistic route :)”
You can view more of my Art on my INSTAGRAM @Sophie.Lawson
“In 2013 I had the idea of a character called lilSOPHIE … in 2017, I finally started to bring her to life. She’s a bit cheeky, but I’ll let her take over from here.
My creator, Sophie Lawson, calls me lilSOPHIE; so I like to call her big Sophie :) My little page is a bit like me at the moment, not fully formed lol, but soon, once big Sophie gets off her fat arse, I’ll be sharing some of my daily affirmations with you … and maybe a little bit more, eww, does that sound rude?” *hides face*
THE SO FREE ART PODCAST
Released EVERY SUNDAY, this is a lil PODCAST about ART and tings :)
Art has been very powerful in my life, so the show will cover some of the ways Art is helping to heal and improve my life, as well as drawing and painting tips, and fun things that help make me, and hopefully you, a better Artist and Human Being :)
LATEST ART CONTENT
I talk about Days 6 to 12 of Inktober 2018, where I Inked some Final Fantasy XIII Characters, turned more Artists Art into lilSOPHIE Drawings and Experimented with using an X-Acto Retractable Blade Knife to Fix Errors and Smudging :) Also includes an Inktober 2018 YouTube Video :)
This lil one is all about Inktober, and some of the tings I’ve learnt over the first 5 days. I talk about how Scary it can be to Commit to an Ink Line knowing you can’t Erase it, Some of my Smudging Struggles and how Pencil Drawing seems to be the most important Art skill. The lil Art Tip is how a scrap piece of paper can be used to help check your Proportions when Drawing, and I throw in a lil bit about Consciousness at the end, and how I think the future could be the past :)
I talk about Days 1 to 5 of Inktober 2018, where I Inked some Persona 4 Character Drawings, turned other Artists Art into lilSOPHIE Drawings and realised that a lot of the skills learnt from Pencil Drawings carry over into Inking :) Also includes an Inktober 2018 YouTube Video :)
I think this is the most out there lil episode I’ve done so far lol Something that’s always bothered me, is Why are some people born Transgender? I came up with a Theory this morning after a Lucid Dream, and it made me wonder, What if we’re inside of a Dream right now, and what if that’s got something to do with why some people are born Transgender. There’s also the lil Art Tip, which is about the fun of trying new things … and there’s even a bonus lil Art Challenge for you to do this week too :) Woohoo!
I’ll be playing along with Inktober for the first time this year, an Art Challenge of inking 31 drawings over the 31 days of October. In this lil post, I talk about how some of the tings I’ve learnt in past art challenges helped me come up with the idea of inking 31 Traditional Drawings of my character lilSOPHIE cosplaying various Videogame Characters :)
This weeks lil podcast is all about Art Challenges, and some of the reasons why I believe doing an Art Challenge could be one of the best tings you ever do … even if it does feel a lil bit scary at first :) We also have this weeks lil Art Tip, which is to not waste time focusing on the details, by remembering to ZOOM OUT while Drawing Digitally and STEPPING BACK while Drawing Traditionally :)
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”