4 Mar 2022

Diary Moleskine Sketchbook Portraits

Memories of people and travel, captured on diary moleskine sketchbook.

The following was on one of Artist Sim Sim's posts on her social media page:

"This past 2 years have been really hard for me to travel and take my own references. I tried to study as much image as I can that makes me feels something.

My work revolves a lot about memories and nostalgia. That’s why I’m such a lover of sketchbook, it feels like an album memory, a journal for me.
Polaroids has also been an huge part of my study lately, maybe I’ll post some of them in a future."

Taking photos is of course a fantastic way of capturing a moment, but drawing it, etches it in your mind. Plus, you still have the charcoal hard copy to show others.
Night bus.
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Musée du Louvre.
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Deux tête d’hommes - by Carolus Duran.
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Paris dream.
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A postcard to a friend.
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Found a new muse.
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Opera Garnier behind.
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The Tragedy Of Macbeth.
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One of the Artist's favourite.
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Zoe and her cat.
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  1. Anonymous6/02/2023

    I take my little 3x5” sketchbook with me everywhere. What I find ultra difficult and frustrating is trying to capture a portrait in a very short time span. For years I’ve traditionally sketched people in a waiting room or the design of the room that I’m in. In most portraits, I snap a pic and draw from it.
    What is your normal process?
    Tried to comment with email but errors occurred: Totheinvisiblegroup@gmail.com

    1. Hi there, we are a blog site.
      The artist whom created these drawing is Sim Sim. If you press the name at the top of the post it will take you to the Instagram page where you can ask directly.

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      I hope you have a wonderful Friday. 🍃️🌺️🍃️ DS


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