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My collage of  sketches

I would like to share my sketches for the month of May. I followed the topics provided for sketching  by the "Every day in May" group. It is always a fun challenge to sketch things I would not normally think of, such as a suitcase or a bucket. It is especially inspiring to see other participants come up with inspiring sketches on the same theme.
Crazy springtime weather that felt more like winter got us all sick in my household, I missed a week as I was trying to catch up; I still managed to finish most of the sketches nonetheless.

My favorite sketch from the month

The sketch that was the most frustrating and took me hours! 

The sketch that took me the shortest time but still happy about it.

I didn't want to sketch a suitcase but in the end it was fun. Great lesson in keeping an open mind!

My personal goal was to be quicker about my sketching, abandoning the pencil for the pen and ink sketches.  I felt that by the end of the challenge I had managed to improve and grow.

 I am in the middle of a work in progress and hope to be able to share it soon! 
Thank you for stopping by!


  1. Bonjour Celia,
    Tes croquis sont tous très jolis, Bravo! Tu as beaucoup de talent :)



    1. You are always so sweet, Manon, thank you!

  2. What a nice collection of sketches, Celia! They are very good!

  3. The collage itself stands as a wonderful work of art! Bravo Celia!!

  4. Good work! It sounds like a lot of fun. Is there a list for June?

    1. Thank you Maywyn! There is a list for Every day in June on FB, actually they have two lists with different themes. I know one is a Beatles theme which sounds fun...I am stopping while I'm ahead.

  5. It's so nice to see all your sketches together Celia! I love Dwayne.."The Rock" !!!!!
    I hope to see more portraits from're so good!!!!

    1. What a wonderful compliment to receive from you Hilda! Thank you!

  6. Lovely to see them all together. Well done for achieving your goal.

    1. Thank you Laura, it was hard to keep up this time.

  7. Beautiful sketches all through the month, Celia! A well deserved Bravo! Hugs

  8. Celia I am so happy you shared these sketches. Your sandwich one I had to enlarge to see what was in it. Yummy sounding. Your suitcases made me smile because there is no place like home. Hope you have a great weekend. Thank you too for stopping to visit me.

    1. The sandwich was very delicious, a little perk for me! Thank you for your visit and support! :-)

  9. Celia I am so happy you shared these sketches. Your sandwich one I had to enlarge to see what was in it. Yummy sounding. Your suitcases made me smile because there is no place like home. Hope you have a great weekend. Thank you too for stopping to visit me.

  10. Congrats on finishing your sketches. The good thing about the list is we sketch things that are sometimes out of our comfort zone or things we would never sketch if given the choice. Glad you got to use different materials for some of them. Nice work for the month. It is fun to see them grouped all together. I had hoped to do a collage of mine, but haven't yet...don't know if I will get to it.

    1. Very true, I had a hard time with a few I really didn't want to do. Then you see what everyone comes up with and you feel stupid for not trying.

  11. ¡Mi enhorabuena por finalizar con éxito tus bocetos! Son muy bonitos.
    Un abrazo :)

  12. I have enjoyed your Every Day sketches. Looking at the selection it is hard to pick a favorite but the center one - game of E D May looks really complex and fascinating.
    You rock!

    1. I'm really glad you noticed that one, Julie. It is always great to have your feedback, thank you!


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