In 2013, I attempted to make a daily sketch. My stats were 84/365.
Sketching is one of the ways I collect my thoughts as I write songs.
Sketching is a practice, just as writing songs is a practice. Sketching hones my attention. I notice. I observe. I attempt to absorb and replicate what I see on the page.
That's what I am doing when I write a song. I start collecting words, sentences, musical phrases, chord progressions. I attempt to get at the heart of a feeling using my voice and the wood and strings of my guitar.
Here is a small selection of the 84 daily sketches of 2013 ...