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This blog supports the ancient institution of the doodle. I certainly respect deliberate doodling, as a form of art practice, diary keeping, creative development, or meditation. But the doodles I am saving here are the boredom doodles, the thinking about … Continue reading
And … we’re back. Cartoon Shark Week is coming soon (art is done, edits are not), but we can always rely on our doodles to entertain us every day and keep our creative vision keen and sharp. Let’s save the … Continue reading
My first finished drawing inked completely with the fude nib fountain pen turned out to be this drawing of Bud and Josef. Bud has a cockeyed halo decorated with various forms, and Josef is in full on sandbag mode. (Sometimes … Continue reading
Back from a little break from the whole internet thing and ready to make June a pretty exciting month here on the old blog. In addition to the festival that starts today, there will be a Really Big Event later … Continue reading
As part of our ongoing “save the doodles” project, here are three authentic placemat drawings. These images are from the greatest modern tool for saving the doodles, the smartphone camera. If you are out with a square crowd who will … Continue reading
Work, work, work, work. Oh, hello, blogkateers. How kind of you to stop by to find out whether I have been frozen solid in an ice storm or blown into Michigan in a windstorm since last we met. I appreciate … Continue reading
With all due respect to the classics, this answer is “29”, which is also a pretty nice number. (Assuming I am counting right. You’ll tell me if I’m not.) (Placemat drawing, Steak and Shake, 2/12/19. “Q: How many spirit rocks … Continue reading
My resistance to the TWSBI Eco fountain pen is very low. This is a well known fact to anyone who reads this blog. Luckily for me, and for anyone who likes my drawings, an Eco habit isn’t a bad one … Continue reading
Found myself doing a fair amount of doodling over the weekend. Doodling gear is highly flexible. You can doodle any time you have a tool that makes a mark on some kind of surface, and even if you limit yourself … Continue reading
Just a little drawing of a Kid, a Dog, a Dragon and a … Bird? Birdlike Creature? These are all familiar sketchbook denizens who represent the power of the imagination (sort of) and most of them seem to be having … Continue reading