Know what is a lot of fun? Coloring in graph paper! Something I have always loved to do! There is something so meditative about the process. You can really get lost filling in each square, bringing you into a state of complete calm and relaxation. And what a great challenge to give yourself, to create a scene or image by filling in all the squares on your choice of graph paper. There are yellow and pink graph papers and even extra-large squared graph paper. Working creatively inside the box could stretch the imagination more than working outside of the box.
*Originally published on Tumblr 2013
A little mesmerizing drawing today on much loved graph paper. Sometimes I enjoy the intense planning. Sometimes I need to exhaust the restlessness by marathon coloring in squares. Art is so closely tied to life itself that to separate one from the other is only possible in the product, never the process.
*Originally published on Tumblr, 2012.
Tabatha Lendquvist-Grace works from her private studio located in Walker County, AL. She is an Interdisciplinary artist working across and in various mediums to include painting, bookmaking, and poetics. She taught Design I at the University of North Alabama and taught Drawing Foundations as an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Tabatha has been involved in a number of community arts projects with At-Risk youth and has experience teaching art to youth and adults at various private and public schools, institutions, and art organizations. She earned a BA in Studio Art from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College.