November 2011 Chalkboard Drawing

November 1, 2011

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Recap: Chris built be a very large chalkboard (3’x5’6″) in our laundry room so I would have a canvas for revolving art–drawing, painting, etc. is a pretty big passion of mine. Every month I will be doing a new drawing.
It was hard to say goodbye to ol’ Skully after just a few days of having him with us, but in the spirit of this project–I erased October’s chalkboard drawing and started new for November.  It’s hard and liberating at the same time.  Hard because I only have a photograph to remember each drawing instead of a hard copy on canvas or paper, but liberating because I have a clean, oversized slate every month to draw on.  Here’s November’s:

Happy November, friends.  

What do you think?

  1. Janene says:

    Wow! I love this – thanks for keeping us posted. Where do you find the time to do it? Of course, you do it in a heartbeat.

  2. Rebekah says:

    Gosh that is gorgeous. I don’t know that I could bring myself to ever erase it.
    Love your blog BTW.

  3. Molly says:

    Wowsers. You’ve got some serious talent there, missy! What a fun way to get new art every month.

    I popped in from your comment on YHL today and realized you did the concrete floors for the Pinterest Challenge. They look gorgeous—like leather. Great job. We may try something like that in our basement one of these days.

  4. Haha, thanks Robin. The purpose of this chalkboard is to be a revolving canvas. So although I will be erasing it at the end of every month, my hope is to make each drawing even more memorable than the last. Stay tuned!

  5. Lucy says:

    That’s one gorgeous leaf! Good job!

  6. The skull took about 35-45 minutes and the leaf took about an hour and a half. We brought the board up to the living room so that I could watch Chris pass out candy to the trick or treaters while drawing away last night.

  7. Meagan says:

    AWESOME! RIP Skully…he was awesome…but this leaf is gorgeous! I love how big it is. I seriously want you to tell us how long it took you to create it too.

  8. Robin says:

    Wow that leaf is amazing! I just started reading your blog today and when i read that you had a chalkboad to draw on, i figured it would be a simple image..stick figures and words haha. I wish it was on a canvas..that should not be erased

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