Coloured drawing of a desk and all the pens and books on top.

I was flicking back through my copy of Keri Smith’s How To Be An Explorer of the World the other day and not for the first time I realised that some of the explorations in there are quite good drawing prompts.

I may do a series of drawings based on these but for now I’ve done this one. Like a drawing I did last year of 8 Things Right Where I’m Sitting, I started with the first exploration and went with what’s right in front of me.

I have a tiny desk in the corner of one room in our flat, right next to a big window and this is where I do a lot of my drawing now. I suspect it might become a bit chilly in the winter though so I may retreat to the dining table if that happens.

For now, though this is an aerial view of what was on my desk yesterday. Apart from Keri Smith, I’d say this drawing was also inspired a by the work of Andrea Joseph and Tommy Kane.

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