Contour drawing online: March 29, 2020

This is “corona-free-zone” 🙂

Since making art is not cancelled, let’s use this opportunity to be together and do something fun!

Contour drawings are really easy and fun to make, no previous experience is needed! You can do it on your own or with your family / friends!

All you need is some paper and something to draw with – pencil, pen, marker, whatever you have 🙂

As the Studio is closed due to the lock-down, your donation would be greatly appreciated!
It’s on “pay what you can if you can” basis
mobilepay: 71437363; paypal: anna.sircova [at]

We will meet on Sunday, March 29, at 11.00am Copenhagen time.

The meeting will take place online:

Inktober pages

Sketching has always been my personal challenge – how to draw something in a very short period of time, how to let go of the strive for perfectionism… After my #100daysofcelebratingtime attempt at participating in #the100dayproject I was happy to see that there is something of the sort during the month of October – hence the name Inktober.

The original idea was also providing different prompts for each day – that easily became too much for me, but just the fact of sketching in ink was very appealing. I did not manage to sketch something everyday, but I’m getting better at it. Here are my sketches for the inktober 2016.

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Want to stay sane when working on a big project – take creative breaks

I’m currently super busy with preparing the conference and festival about the concept of time: Celebrating Time. There are all sorts of things that need to be taken care of in various directions. It’s easy to get side tracked, or burnout. Therefore to keep myself focused, and at the same time to give myself time to recover I am taking breaks. After unsuccessful attempt to find a tango partner or kayaking partner, I’ve settled with an online drawing course: Ethno Fun.

Maria, the author of the course, sends me an email once a week with the description of the lesson and plenty of photos that illustrate it. By today I’ve received five lessons, but was able to work on three of those and still haven’t completed the third lesson fully. However, it’s very rewarding. It has been a while since I held a paint brush in my hand and I haven’t really worked with watercolors earlier either. It has been a journey full with different discoveries.

Besides the standard watercolors, we are using tea and coffee as paints and all sorts of natural materials as a ‘brush’, such as feathers, sticks, toothpicks, leaves, ropes, and etc. I’m gradually getting more different brushes and markers and am getting better at using them, well at least that what I think…

Here you can see some of my work that was born during this course, which helps me to unwind and switch off and then to be fresh again.

Lesson 1: Creating the universe and planets


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