Friday, December 3, 2010

39 and counting

I can't really remember the inspiration for this doodle, but I think it was in response to hearing something on the radio or tv about someone who is now referring to their age this way. It's not me. I'm 51 and don't care who knows it, but I must have been amused and inspired at that moment. And, yes, if you count, there are 39 faces there (you can click to enlarge the image to see them better, if you wish)....

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Fork doodles

What are the forks in your kitchen doing when you are asleep at night?
Life serves you up lotsa forks in the road... which one will you choose?

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Some recent doodles...

Some recent doodles... this is my inner warrior?
Weird hairdo girl...
Curly ques...
Face to face split screen folk
Squiggle creature
Vertical squiggle girl
ah, there's no place like home...
Oh my!
Weird hairdo girl

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Eye dance

Keep an eye out for these guys on the dance floor....

Sally's friends drop in on her in China

When we were kids, we talked about digging a hole so deep it went right through to China. Somehow the first doodle above evolved into just that, or perhaps it is some kind of modern day Alice in Wonderland thing. Sally's friends drop in on her in China is what it became in the end.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Harlequin Hands

Just a fun little doodle, hands drawn with skinny black ink pen, then wiggly lines across, then areas filled in with Sakura Gelly Roll pens.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Curly haired girls

I have been doodling a lot of curly haired ladies, mostly with one eye and the other covered by hair... Usually I doodle very small using a very fine pen. This one, however, is one I did using a new batch of Sharpies - it's on a piece of posterboard.
A doodle on a ferry that I really like, with the shade from the notebook coils spreading over the page......

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

My "Bee Green" Doodle

It's Earth Day tommorrow so I doodled this.

I also posted this on my main blog here and jotted my thoughts on how I'm doing on the "bee" green thing....

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 15

Day 15, the days are ticking away, but doodling on I am! Here's my latest (click to enlarge):
February 26 was heavy with medals. Our lady curlers brought home sweet silver! Then in short track speed skating, two of our men won medals - gold and bronze - in a crazy race. Wow. Then the same men joined two more Canadians and snagged a team gold. Wowee Canada!

Olympic Doodle - Day 14

Day 14 was a very special day for Canada, which I tried to capture just a bit of a spirit of in my doodle (click to enlarge):
February 25th was the day Joannie Rochette skated to Bronze with her so very moving performance. I get teary evey writing that. Way to go Joannie! It was also the day our women's hockey team won gold! Another day of Canadian women rocking the day!

Olympic Doodle - Day 13

Day 13 was anything but unlucky for Canada, as we won four - count 'em: FOUR! - gold medals in a single day! Here's my doodle, complete with a slice of my sketchbook coil, so you can see my medium (click to enlarge):
Four?!?!? Gold and silver women's bobsled, silver in the pushy-pushy event in women's short track speed skating, and a bronze for Clara Hughes in long track speed skating. Oh, that only makes Clara Hughes the Olympian with the most medals in both summer and winter Olympics. Wow, our women rock!

Olympic Doodle - Day 12

Day 12 and another Olympic inspired doodle (click to enlarge):
February 23 brought Canada another gold, courtesy of Ashleigh McIvor who flew down the mountain in true skiing craziness! Yeah!

Olympic Doodle - Day 11

I've managed to keep up with my Olympic doodles, but I notice they are a little bit sparser and less detailed... No matter, it's about the spirit of the thing! Here's my day 11 doodle (click to enlarge):
Day 11 was February 22 and it was the day that Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir captured gold in ice dancing, the first time a Canadian team has done so... in fact the first time a North American team has taken this prize. Cool accomplishment!

Olympic Doodle - Day 10

Here's my Day 10 doodle.... (if you click to enlarge you'll see a shadow of the next doodle in my sketchbook... hmmm.... I'll have to take a new pic sometime, but for now, this will have to do - and at least you can see what I doodled):
Day 10 fell on February 21 and was the day that Kristina Groves played silver bullet - and won silver! - in long track speed skating. Go Canada Go!

Olympic Doodle - Day 9

Day 9 of the Olympics didn't bring Canada any medals but was a fun day nonetheless. My doodle tried to capture some of the spirit (click to enlarge for details):
That's a crowd in the streets dowtown, it's really something special....

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 8

Here's my day 8 doodle, still on a roll with my daily doodles... (click to see the details):
Day 8, February 19th, was the day that Jon Montgomery brought us a gold in skeleton. Awesome!

Olympic Doodle - Day 7

I love our Canadian flag, it's so fun to keep doodling it (click to enlarge):
Day 7 fell on February 18th, which was the day Christine Nesbitt snagged another gold! Most of my athlete doodles have been cryptic, but I think this one even looks like a speedskater!

Olympic Doodle - Day 6

My day 6 doodle was a fun one to do (click to enlarge):
Day 6, February 17, was the day Marianne St. Gelais won a silver medal for Canada. Proud, as always.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 5

Day 5 of the Olympics brought Canada another gold, and another doodle from me (click to enlarge):
I'm somewhat surprised that I am still 'churning out' these doodles daily, but notice that I am filling in less detail, as I am busier with being out at events, and life in general. But it's still fun.... more on Day 5 soon on my main blog, I hope... ;-)

Olympic Doodle - Day 4

Another day, another doodle.... Here's my day 4 Olympic doodle (click to enlarge for details):
February 15th, day 4 of the Olympics, brought Canada another silver medal. I'll blog about it on my main blog soon (I hope....)

Olympic Doodle - Day 3

Here's my doodle from Day 3 of the Olympics (click to enlarge for details):
What a Valentine's Day for Canada! Our hearts were truly glowing with our first gold medal of the games, which also happened to be the very first gold medal for any games held in Canada (this is our third games as a nation). We also won a bronze on February 14. Ka-ching! Will blog about the day on my main blog soon....

Monday, February 15, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 2

My doodle for day two of the Olympics was fun to do (click to see the details):
As well as the excitement of Canada's first medal of the games, this doodle represents my personal experiences of the day. I've detailed those over on my main blog here.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 1

I'm enjoying the doodle a day for the Olympics so far, so here is day two's doodle (click to see the close-up details):
I had done much of this by the time I learned about the death of Georgian athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili, so I was at a bit of a loss how to acknowledge that into what had started off as a goofy doodle all about fun. You'll find the corner I dedicated to him in the lower left. Also, just a note that I acknowledge that doing the totem pole is a bit of a no-no... I consider it a one off, actually in recognition of the originators of totem poles which, here in BC, are primarily Haida.

You can see my companion post, My Olympics - Day 1: Bittersweet over on my main blog.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Olympic Doodle - Day 0

I did an Olympic themed doodle today. There's lots of tiny lines, so you really need to click it to enlarge it to see the details.
Not sure I'll do one every day (though I do doodle every day!), but it was fun.... BTW, I am writing about my Olympic experience over on my main blog. Here's my Day 0 story.