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Doodle Sketching

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For the past week (maybe longer), I have practiced doing some simple doodling. Staying with it, and adding more and more just to see where it goes. This is a fun challenge for me, this intentional daily sketching/doodling. Its not something I’m very good at, but its fun to try something new!

 

I have challenged myself to only using black pens on white paper this week, not worrying about adding any color. Keeping it simple, eliminating choices. I got some fun new watercolors recently and, although I’m excited to use them, right now they overwhelm me. So, no color. And no stress over what to draw

And just doodle (which isn’t as easy as it sounds some days).

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  • kate

    January 16, 2013 at 8:23 am

    This looks like zentangle. Very fun – doodle on!

  • Jerra

    January 16, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Hello! (I’m new to your blog and wanted to say hi!) I like your idea of doodling every day, I’m not a drawer but doodling I can handle! Maybe I shall try it too! 🙂 (I can feel a new pack of paper comin on!)
    Jerra xx

  • Estela

    January 16, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Like your mehndi sketch! Hope you share all your sketching for the week.

  • sewkatiedid

    January 17, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    gorgeous! let’s have coffee! next week?

  • Erin | house on hill road

    January 18, 2013 at 5:21 am

    i admire you for sticking with it, for not giving up. your drawing is beautiful!

  • tammie

    January 21, 2013 at 7:39 am

    blair – love these! using just black can be so freeing! i only use black in my sketching – i just posted a video on my blog of my first 100 days of sketching. i’ve told you before, you were one of my original inspirations for doing it!

  • Grace

    January 28, 2013 at 10:00 am

    looks great Blair!.. dont’ stress over it, just have fun 🙂

  • Rachel W.

    January 28, 2013 at 11:13 am

    This was such an inspiration for me! I have plain ol’ cheapie white Ikea plates, dinner and salad size. I’ve been yearning for new dishes but just can’t bring myself to buy any. I just also happen to have porcelaine(?) markers on hand from a previous project. Your doodling inspiration + markers + blank plates = new dishes! And everybody gets to participate! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

  • blair/wisecraft

    January 28, 2013 at 11:46 am

    What a fantastic idea!!

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