I Did Not Sketch for 281 Days or 2013 in "daily" sketches

I failed.

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 ...