Archive for June, 2014

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.

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I could really use some doodle time. This one’s an old one. I had 7 days straight of being out working or running errands from 9am to 10pm. Bleh. Gotta take the work when you can get it when you’re an entrepreneur.

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

 

 

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?

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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.

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This doodle comes to you straight from the most disturbing mirrored-wall hotel room in Pennsylvania.

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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.

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