I’ve been spending a lot of time on the bus, bringing my son to and from school while we wait for the bus system to get organised. So I’ve started a tiny journal in which I doodle, draw and glue down bits of everyday life. I love it. It’s not too defined, just a place to be creative while I wait. It’s small enough to fit in my purse and I pack a little pencil case with a few essentials.
I wanted to be able to add watercolor on the fly if I wanted to. My watercolor kit was too big though so I went on google to search for tutorials. I found a lot (I will put the links at the end of this post). Making your own travel set is really easy. I recommend it because you can adapt the colors you want to bring with you.
This is the box I chose. it used to hold little mints. I kept it because it has a Mucha painting on it and he is one of my favorite artists.
Yesterday I decided to walk back from Central to my place (takes an hour) and test out my kit. SO MUCH FUN! Loved having my tin in my bag.
Here are the three tutorials I liked. I thought the bottle cap tutorial (the YouTube video) was even better because if you put magnets on the bottom you can change the color selction in your tin. But here in Hong Kong, the caps were not the right size and I was in too much of a hurry to wait! Plus, I already had the clay on hand.