The prompt this week over at Inspire Me Thursday is 'ticket' and so with tomorrow being June 21st, the Summer Solstice, I was inspired to create a poster-like drawing with a titled 'ticket' at the bottom (I may add more to the ticket, ie. date, exact time of the solstice etc.)
I tried to incorporate things that make me think of summer:
RED STRIPES - pool umbrellas, awnings, beach towels, and the red & white stripes of our US flag...
GOLDEN YELLOW - abundant sunshine & fresh fruit pies...maybe that's why my sun's middle ended up looking like a pie?!
CLOUDS - big, white, fluffy ones dotting the sky like cotton balls, giving us [short] respite from the hot, blazing, sun...and that sun is mighty hot here in Texas! :>
KITES - flying them up on a hilltop or in a field on a cool, clear breezy day, usually the day after a heavy rainfall...
GRASS - the whir of lawn mowers, knee-deep meadows, emerald green, ladybugs...
'summer solstice' moleskine, artist crayons, color pencil, pitt pen
closeup for detail
I had a lot of fun with this and actually I love creating art with the solstices in mind. I didn't get a chance to do anything for the summer solstice last year as we were in the middle of a move, but I did do one for summer 2007, you can see it in my Flickr album here as well as one for the winter solstice 2008 which you can view here
I hope you find the time to do something fun or relaxing to ring in the first day of summer.
Have a great weekend y'all!
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