The MODIFIED SKETCHBOOK SLAM Challenge

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This is definitely happening. I got this sketchbook from a friend here in Japan who remains to be unnamed. She challenged me to do this BIG BADASS SKETCHBOOK CHALLENGE which is simply the SKETCHBOOK SLAM CHALLENGE (#sketchbookslam) that has a lot of the artists on all forms of social media going.  Basically, its a challenge to fill this 600 page 8×10 sketchbook in one month. I see a lot of the finished sketchbook tours on youtube, instagram and facebook and I thought “WOW!” is that actually possible?

However, since I have a life and I think it would be more productive for me if I can do this challenge without killing my hand. I decided to do things a little differently.
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I drew a tree

After a long time of not drawing ( well technically just a couple of days), I managed to crank out this guy on my new set up. It has just been a few days but I feel like I have to get used to drawing again.

I love Baby Groot. There is just something about him that makes me want to cuddle this plant! The challenge here was trying to render him in my style and getting the tones right. Since he is a tree basically, I have to render him like I would do wood. Also, I did this on almost copy paper like substance so I dont have that much leverage with wet media. So Groot was done in pencil, colored pencils and zig multibrush pens.
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