Play every Day in May

 



Here are the 2015 Play Every Day in May drawings and a couple of textile pieces tossed in!  More to come until the month is complete.  Stilll lagging behind on 3 … may not get those done for a little while.

Doodle 31: Me (hahahaha!) Forgive me! It’s only my second ever attempt at a water colour portrait – the first one was done in a class, subject: Michael Jackson, with what looked like a mouthful of chocolate.

I don’t think this looks much like me! lol. except maybe the hair. At least it makes me laugh!!!

Day 31 - Last day of doodle in May : Me! hahaha!
Day 31 – Last day of doodle in May : Me! hahaha!

 

 

Doodle 30: Group

Day 30: Group
Day 30: Group

Doodle 29: Something Anatomical

Doodle 29 Something Anatomical - Bailey's eye
Doodle 29 Something Anatomical – Bailey’s eye

Doodle 28: Something from the pantry

Doodle 28 - from the pantry
Doodle 28 – from the pantry

Doodles 21 – 27 – sorry, I forgot to take a pic after I did doodle 26, so you get 26 and 27 together:

Day 21 flat surface
Day 21 flat surface
Add a vessel
Add a vessel
Put something in the vessel
Put something in the vessel
Add an insect
Add an insect
Put something in the background
Put something in the background
Day 26 - add something beginning with P; Day 27 - something avian in nature
Day 26 – add something beginning with P; Day 27 – something avian in nature

Doodle 20: Wind

DAy 20 - Wind
DAy 20 – Wind

Doodle 19: Kite

Day 19: Kite
Day 19: Kite

Doodle 18: Circus

Day 18: Circus
Day 18: Circus

Doodles 15, 16 and 17 – black ball point pen:

Day 15, Rock
Day 15, Rock
Day 16: horoscope
Day 16: horoscope
Day 17, Square
Day 17, Square

Doodles 13: Desert and 14: Sun

Day 13, Desert; watercolour pencils
Day 13, Desert; watercolour pencils
Day 14: Sun - watercolour pencil, no water....
Day 14: Sun – watercolour pencil, no water….

Doodles 10:Sail, 11: Swim and 12:Water

Day 10: Sail
Day 10: Sail
DAy 11: Swim
DAy 11: Swim
Day 12: Water
Day 12: Water

Doodle 9: Colour

Day  9: Colour
Day 9: Colour

Doodle 8: Creative Implement: to practice my ovals, as much as anything… and how to capture transparency…. this wa the glass that holds pens, pencils, brushes, palette knives…. water…. or scotch….

For the second week, I am going to doodle with coloured pencils…….

Day 8: Creative implement
Day 8: Creative implement

Doodle 6: Beverage – clearly, I am not much good at drawing ovals, cups , and handles….. nor liquids….. !!

Day 6: Beverage
Day 6: Beverage

Doodle 7: Food

DAy 7: Food
DAy 7: Food

Lucy started it. Lucy is an artist friend of my sister, also an artist (see her work here: http://www.bakedbean.co.nz/mcbeath.htm‎) Lucy decided to  doodle: 100 days, 100 doodles and is posting them on Facebook.  My friend Brenda was inspired, and proposed we run our own “Doodle a day” but suggested just doing it for the month of May – since we are all busy women and we are textile artists – so the challenge went out! There are a number of us from Reddy Arts Textile Group, and some from our Facebook group: “Textile Art Collective,”  doing various “Doodles”. Some are using their computers and others using pencil, pen or stitch; you might like to join in and try paint and coloured pencil, or inktense pencil, collage in paper or fabric, all are acceptable. Brenda posts the new topic each day. Here are my first five efforts. Mine appear to be drawings in pencil – for now – that may change… it’s all VERY good practice, and makes me take the time to do it as well as I can, not just “any old scribble will do” ! I hope I can keep it up for the month. I am a little behind, as we went away for the weekend:

Susannah and Clare canoeing the rapids on teh Clarence RIver, NSW
Susannah and Clare canoeing the rapids on teh Clarence RIver, NSW
Susannah and Terry
Susannah and Terry

These are my first few doodles, anyway, and I will post the next ones to this page as I do them, instead of on Facebook.

Day 1: First  - I did this from memory
Day 1: First – I did this from memory
Day 2: Calm
Day 2: Calm  – imaginary landscape
Day 3: Outside
Day 3: Outside
Day 4: Home
Day 4: Home
Day 5: Foliage
Day 5: Foliage
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