doodle?

January 21, 2009

or character design?  Perhaps mindless drawing may be the most natural way to achieve  doodle evolution…I’m not quite sure, but I’ve enjoyed two full days of it….ahh January bliss!

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just the tip of the iceberg…

copyright Heather L. Young 2009

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deciphering doodles

January 9, 2009

Totally mindless doodles here…

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If you believe the Diary:

Long Necks = I’m pretty conventional and moralistic…(some would agree)

Hard pressure applied with use of pen = indicates tension…(not too much of a stretch)

Bird (if you call that a bird) = “high flying” ideals, the wish to fly away, the ability to rise above earthly problems (he does kind of resemble an alien?)

Rabbits = represents speed and sexual immaturity?

Long Legs = say I’m self-reliant (I’ll take this one)

Large Eyes = I’m suspicious, hypersensitive, and occasionally hysterical.   hmmm….

I’ve concluded that all of this must be taken with a grain of salt, as the book provides no real definition for the common thread found here…antlers?

all sketches copyright Heather L. Young

mindless doodles…

November 22, 2008

While cleaning the train wreck that I call a studio, I came across this mindless doodle.  This one was created for no other reason than I was talking on the phone and had a pen in hand.  Back in those college art history days, I could barely read my notes after class, as I had drawn a thousand mindless doodles over them.    So don’t read too much into this little gem…after all it is Saturday…

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i get it honest…

February 29, 2008

Great Aunt Barbara Jean always has a pad of paper next to her phone…upon which she doodles like mad anytime she is chatting away…I inherited this trait…and it’s pretty much automatic.  Brainless drawing…give me a pen/pencil and some piece of paper and I don’t even think…just start doodling.  This has been known to cause a problem or two for me…doodling on an important bill…I never could read my high school or college notes for lack of self control…scribbling so much on a piece of paper, that I forget it’s actually got a “real note” on there and throw it out…you get the idea.  Well, the other day I was chatting away on my celly, and I mindlessly doodled “Nick” on a file folder.  I swear this was not intentional…(except for the Bear’s logo on his shirt…I added that after the fact…)  but doesn’t it look like him?  Don’t ask about the lady with the crazy football shaped eyes…I don’t know where my brain was for that…(hmmm…maybe football was the common thread…?)

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