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Friday, November 28, 2014

Practicing on Kraft Bags

Yesterday I bought 250 Kraft bags!!  I know, crazy right?  But I LOVE kraft with black and white so I figured I would eventually use them.

I made a quick little gift for each of the 30 people in my Weight Watchers class using black and white striped cardstock so I want to add some black and white to the bag.  So here I played around with some ideas using black sharpies, a uniball white pen (LOVE), a white colored pencil and  a tan Tombow marker... today's doodle offering:

The actual color Tombow is 026... not the color shown below.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Pinterest Inspired Doodle Play Time

Felt like doodling nonsense yesterday...more pinterest inspired stuff ...  I really wish my iPad took better pictures, the colors are so much more vibrant in real life!

close up:

Normally I have a REEEALLY hard time coloring but I got a whole new set of Tombow markers from Amazon last week so I wanted to use them.  LOVE THESE MARKERS!!! They just blend so well and have such great bright colors.  Another thing I love about them is that they aren't too bad about bleeding through...except where I really layered on the the blue did go through to back because I really layered it on, but the page is really thin (in my moleskin calendar) I actually already had a LOT of the markers already but I wanted the whole set and buying them all at once was cheaper than buying what I didn't have individually!  Go figure.


Thursday, November 6, 2014

Still a Weigh to Go...

I have not mentioned this on my blog at all but I started Weight Watchers on 1/1/14.... and, so far, so good! (Not saying how much until 1/1/15)... OH! OK!!! So far I have lost 81 pounds! Insert Happy Dance here :-)

That's all great and good but the last month until now I have had a heck of a time staying focused!  The junk  I was eating before is calling my name again and that frustrates me!  I still have about 50 pounds to go so I don't want to lose momentum!

Anyway, I woke up during the middle of the night thinking about how I could motivate myself again and I got this SILLY SILLY idea that I thought I would share with anyone interested in playing too.

I created a dot to dot "drawing" that I plan to complete over the next 50 pounds.  I will draw a line to each dot based on the number of pounds lost.  It goes from 0-50 or you could even go 50 -  0 depending on how you count pounds down.  And, if you have less to lose then I guess just draw to the number that you need to lose... or if more, print it more times.

Sorry, it isn't pretty, but hopefully if you play along you can doll it up a bit on your own.

Here ya go:

Hopefully you can just right click on it and save the file or print it ???

Sunday, November 2, 2014


Moses Had a Stick....What is in YOUR Hand?

Exodus 4...  Moses gets his calling...

...  Moses had a stick....What is in YOUR hand?  

I drew this to fit in my Bible but I drew this same idea slightly different on Jan 5, 2013 here:

The reason things look a bit crowded around the book (Bible) scissors area is that I had already committed the paint brush and the scissors to real ink then decided to add the bottle of Gesso and the book under the brush, that's why the brush seems to be painting upside down...whoops!  And on the original I only had one spool of thread and a floating needle, I added another spool and the heart patchwork under the needle.  That's what happens when things never seem finished!  I am forever changing an "already done" doodle!



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