Sunday, 22 May 2016

Paperartsy Challenge - Scribbles and Doodles

the latest challenge from Paperartsy is "scribbles and doodles"  I think most of us doodle unconsciously (those endless "hold" calls on the phone..) and there were some fabulous inspirations on the Paperartsy blog   I loved Penny's sewing machine doodles of Kim's stamps - fantastic!

But, I am no seamstress... I do love to play in my journal though and went back to the big A4 Seawhite journal...

 I started by stencilling this big alphabet which just fits the page (it's by Creative Expressions) and Fresco Caribbean Sea -such a beautiful colour!

I outlined the letters with a fine Micron pen (I only have 2, so it's either 01 or 04)
letters all outlined...

time for doodling. wasn't sure whether to doodle inside the letters or in the spaces...









but there's much more space in the spaces so that was my decision.  I went with flowers.. not very happy with how the daisy type came out today, so I mixed them with some scribbly dandelion types based on some of Lin Brown's flower stamps for Paperartsy   I mostly used the 01 Micron pen for all the flowers
I filled all the spaces and the tiny gaps with brick style patterns, and went round the edges just dotting with my pen.

This is a close up of some of my favourite scribbly flowers (I may becoming addicted to this style of flower doodling!)


Entering the Paperartsy Scribbles and Doodles  challenge here 

I had real fun with this one!


The CountryViewCrafts Blog challenge for May, is Use a Stencil, so I am entering this there as well.

15 comments:

sam21ski said...

Very effective x

Miriam said...

This is lovely Helen..... great doodling

Miriam said...

This is lovely Helen..... great doodling

Etsuko Noguchi said...

Fabulous page Helen! Doodling is very pretty. xx

Lauren Hatwell said...

Looks great Helen. Lx

Darcy UK said...

Love this, beautiful colour and the happy doodling really does look like it was fun.

Kaz Hall said...

Love all the outlined letters helen, it really makes them stand out xx

Hazel Agnew said...

Love this Helen, it's so different. Great idea, thanks for joining in with Country View Crafts. Xx

craftimamma said...

Cute doodling Helen and it's made a lovely page! I really think I must be the odd one out as I cannot remember the last time I doodled....must be years ago!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

craftytrog said...

Brilliant doodles Helen!

Julie Ann Lee said...

Fabulous flower doodling on a beautifully coloured background. xx

Claire said...

Really nice Helen :-)

pearshapedcrafting said...

Oh this does look like fun - think I need to doodle! Just asking myself - why haven't I got Caribbean Sea?
Hugs, Chrisx

butterfly said...

Love the simplicity of this - the lovely teal spaces between the alphabet and the tiny delicate flowers.
Alison x

Craftyfield said...

I like your take too, less Zentangle and more personal doodling!