Keep on Sharpie-ing

It’s been a busy few days, but we have been continuing with the ICAD challenge. My cards have mostly involved doodling with Sharpies, with one sleepy collage:

icad # 8
icad # 10
icad # 11
icad # 12

I also invented a Picasso-style creature, using instructions from Carla Sonheim’s Drawing Lab book:

icad # 9

The boys have also kept up with the challenge – working in monochrome in contrast to my colourful Sharpie creations. I love Waif’s robot:

icad # 9

And Gman’s frozen landscape is pretty cool:

icad # 10

But my favourite has to be Gman’s invented creature, Bodalash. Isn’t he the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?!

icad # 12

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21 thoughts on “Keep on Sharpie-ing

  1. craftymadre says:

    I like your doodling. There’s such a neat variety.

  2. sewingforfun says:

    Bodalash is great!!! Talented youngsters 🙂

  3. KBT says:

    Love it all! Have you tried Zentangle? That became my fave doodling for a while 🙂

    • vivjm says:

      Thanks – I do have a book on Zentangle, will dig it out again soon! I am not very good at following instructions though, which is why I tend to be kind of free form and inconsistent with my doodling!!

      • KBT says:

        As am I typically but what I liked about the Zentangle is the sort of mindless aspect of some of them, expecially with the repeated strokes tangles. Doodle, repeat. Doodle, repeat 🙂 Keep on doodling! 🙂

  4. These are great! The “Time for zzz…” collage really strikes a chord!

  5. Gjeometry says:

    Cute! I love doodling and have heard of Zentangle (from reader above) but have never tried it. It looks addictive. (p.s. winner has been announced for Pattern Pyramid)

  6. Mary says:

    Viv…I love your ICADs….and I’m a big fan of Gman 🙂 Is he your son? I must get some of those bright Sharpies…I like the black ones.

  7. Annemarie says:

    I love the kids’ work and your circle one is my favorite of yours.

  8. Dianne says:

    Love your icads…and your kids’ too! great robot…Sharpies are the best aren’t they?

  9. I don’t doodle, so I find your art very interesting and fun. I’m just now getting into Sharpies, but mostly on fabric. No need to leave a response here. I appreciate it, but I don’t look back, only forward (grin).

  10. Bodalash is very cool and I do like your sharpie doodles… almost enough to make me get mine out and have a play… xx

  11. I love your doodles. I also love the boys card. Doing ICAD with Victoria this year has been such a gift. I love all her cards, even her tired, low investment ones. Such a gift.

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