Sitting around between clients… Seems to be the only time I can find lately for doodling and it’s now that I need to doodle most.
Archive for June, 2014
Tags: abstract, art, bic, black and white, doodle, growth, plant, sharpie, sprout
Tags: abstract, art, bic, black and white, doodle, drawing, oil, sharpie, water
Tags: doodles, home decor, sale, zazzle
I know it’s late in the day but I just noticed Zazzle is offering 15% off everything today! Use code ZSOCCERFUN4U. Here’s my store: https://www.zazzle.com/doodleaddicted
Tags: art, bic, doodle, drawing, hunt, sharpie, swirl, treasure, zendoodle, zentangle
We spent most of the day hunting and digging through flea markets and thrift shops for additions to our photography business wardrobe. After some amazing finds in stores we’ve had our eye on for almost 2 years, we headed home where I whipped this baby up in no time.
P.S. I’m liking this naming-doodles-after-the-days-events stuff. Your thoughts?
Tags: art, bic, doodle, experiment, flowers, pen and ink, pencil, shading, sharpie
When I was in High School and for a long time after, my artistic tools included paper and pencil. That was my thing. So a few years ago when I started pen and ink, it nearly gave me an ulcer to create in such a permanent way.
It only took a few months for me to fall in love with that exact aspect of pen and ink! Let perfectionism go and just draw. If you mess up, rework your design. Deal with it.
Then there is the hard contrast of black and white. It’s so clean. So crisp. Organized. Unwavering. All things that define what I want now.
I fought mixing my new art with my old for… some reason. Like the pencil somehow dirtied my crisp, clean drawings.
At last, I gave in. And that old satisfying feeling of shading… Well it’s good to be home. BUT I still feel like the pencil dirties the pen and ink. I’m just not sure I can handle it yet.
Tags: art, bic, disturbing, doodle, drawing, hotel, sharpie, travel, weird
Tags: black and white, doodle, drawing, frayed, line art, sharpie, stress
Although I had a very nice day off today, this month is crazy busy and, yes, I do feel a bit frayed. Summer is my favorite season and it always goes by SO fast. I have to remind myself constantly to be in the moment and enjoy it without thinking days or weeks ahead to all the things I have to do – absorb every free moment to relax and unwind.