This book was a gift, it is titled metamorphosis in paperblanks sketchbook range and the name stuck with me. The text inside describes how living things evolve and change, they adapt and grow and this inspired me to go through my own change.

I was terrified of this book at first, the paper was alien to me, too thin and smooth for my usual pencil techniques and style. In all honesty I only used the book to begin with because it was a loving gift with a beautiful thought behind it, I wasn’t very keen on the paper quality. But I persevered, I used ink and pens instead of pencil and I experimented with different styles and techniques.

Through this book I developed a great deal, with my drawings and my mind-set. I learnt to never be afraid of trying something I wasn’t comfortable with, to embrace change and  grow.

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