All images Copyright by Lindsay VanDeWeghe 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012

New Art Adventure: DOTD

Hello, my dearest friends.

As many of you may know, it's now been 2 whole years since graduating from the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. In that time, i've been very lucky-I have a stable 9 to 5 (or 6...or 7) job that, despite my grumblings, IS a creative job. Anyways.

Despite it being "creative", It is not what I went to school for, and not where my passions lie. I still love illustration, and i've been in such a weird place for the past 2 years-I haven't done hardly any illustrating, drawing, sculpting...all the things I spent 2 solid years doing in school.


starting TODAY, May 6th, 2012, I will do a drawing a day. I'm calling this new adventure Drawing Of The Day (DOTD). Here's how it works: yesterday, my mom and I sat down at the kitchen table and wrote on little slips of paper nouns, verbs and adjectives. We then separated them into 3 different envelopes. Each day, I will draw a word from the NOUN envelope, and one from the VERB envelope (and one from the adjective envelope if i'm feeling especially...illustrate-y). This will be great, because one of the things i've been struggling with is lack of ideas of things to draw. This will also be great in forcing me to adapt to different illustration "jobs".

anyways, you get the drift. Enough talk!! Here's the first DOTD.

NOUN: Gerbil
Verb: on the Beach

Enjoy. I certainly did. I'm on a drawing high.

Thanks for everyone's support.



  1. Love it! Glad you are back in the groove. I love seeing your illustrations!!

  2. I admire your commitment to your craft and taking this initiative to keep your skills sharp. Great job!