October 14, 2010
I have no idea what a bookmark and a pumpkin have in common except when I went outside to take this picture I thought they looked kinda cute together. Working on my alpha-doodling and came up with this little pudgy lettering.
You can see it a little better in this shot. Not being one to do ANYTHING without adding a little color, off I went with my rainbow pneumonic of ROY G BIV. For those of you new to this it’s Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo (purple), Violet (pink).
Had my doodle directory prints out for ideas, because I was going to need them on this next step.
The great thing about doing a background in just ONE color is…..you don’t have to think too much. You can just go with wherever the design takes you. No worries about shading/ highlighting, outfits for the birdies, “does the drawing look like the picture?”….you know…that kind of stuff!
This type of doodling is just sheer DELIGHT!!! Really! Give it a try if you haven’t already.
You’ve got one more day to submit your own CUSTOMIZED bookmark for the Bookmark Contest at D'blogala. Deadline is Friday 10/15.
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