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Tunnel 6 Doodle

"Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult,
whereas I am merely in disguise."
- Margaret Atwood

5x8" watercolor moleskine journal, pitt pen (xs)

This was a fun doodle to draw. When I reached what appeared to be a stopping point, I left the drawing for a day and worked on another doodle, contemplating whether to doodle inside the paisley or leave fresh white space... ultimately I went for the doodles, leaving a little white space. I find paisleys difficult to draw; they never quiet look like the elaborate designs I find in textiles and cultural art. The doodles radiating from the center of the paisley were inspired by Art Journal With Markers at Eden's blog.

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Reader Comments (6)

Sorry to hear about your sleepless nights. Hope you get well soon!

01.21.2010 | Unregistered CommenterLizbeth

Lovely doodle - I love the way the centre of the paisly "pops out" from the radiating doodles.

That quote is just perfect - that's my quote to share then ;-) Slowly ticking off my challenge list.

Hope you feel better soon.

01.21.2010 | Unregistered CommenterSam

Tammy, that's a really good doodle! I must say I cheat a little with paisley stencils, found at any of
your local craft stores. Hope you are on the mend :D

01.21.2010 | Unregistered CommenterEden

* lizbeth, modern drugs are amazing, so i am gradually breathing better... but my moleskine misses me late at nite.

* sam, wow! i didn't think of sharing a quote from daisy yellow, i LOVE that idea. i think i am addicted to quotes. good luck with the creative experiments challenge.

* eden, thank you for letting me know that paisleys are indeed challenging... i thought it was just me! i think i need some sort of reference material, maybe fabric swatches, to learn the details and flow of paisleys...

~ tammy

01.21.2010 | Registered Commentergypsy

your degree of fine motor control while in a sleep deprived state is truly fantastic!

I love trying to draw paisley, but they usually end up looking like one-celled organisms with flagella...

01.22.2010 | Unregistered Commentersophie_vf

your pattern making never ceases to amaze. i love the tangles in the upper left hand corner

01.22.2010 | Unregistered CommenterSue

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