NEW IDEAS AND BEING INSPIRED

NEW IDEAS AND BEING INSPIRED
14 January, 2013 Chocolate Creative

Still in Gran Canaria, (don’t want to think of coming back to London just yet, about to snow over there, sorry, I can’t face it just yet). One of my goals for this trip was to start drawing and thinking of new designs; I have been taken photos and thinking of cactus for a long time, in fact looking at my old sketch books from my textile studies I found my first ideas were about doing a collection about Gran Canaria: the flora, landscapes, aborigine symbols, etc…but discarded it back them as I was in London and got very influentiated by my new life and surroundings in the big smoke.

Above, my first ideas about Canarias, below some drawings I did yesterday. I went to a restaurant that has a garden with very beautiful and big cactus, sat on the floor under the sun, covered in sun-cream and enjoyed the simple exercise of drawing. Right now all I want is to draw, get inspired by my landscape, enjoy the weather, and later on I will see how can I turn all of this into a design that makes sense for fabrics, or not, I don’t want to put any pressure on what I am doing, I want to enjoy it and don’t think from the business point of view, but more as the Fine Art and Design student I once was.

La Aldea, is a medium size town surrounded by mountains and the coast, it is a dry landscape with the exception of the tomatos and banana plantations. Peaceful and quiet, from 2 to 4 all you can hear is me walking up and down the streets as everybody else is at home having lunch and naps, I run by the English timetable haha…so no naps, well only now and again haha…

Beautiful isn’t?

Comments (2)

  1. Amelia 10 years ago

    fabulous drawing! Well done you – look forward to seeing you soon 🙂

    A.x

  2. Precioso niña!

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