It has been a long time since I have done a daily doodle. It’s something I always want to keep doing, but since the world has pretty much gone back to its pre-pandemic pace, it is hard to find the time and energy. However, I should remember that such creative activities always create their ownContinue reading “Daily Doodle 8/20/22”
Design Week Sacramento is a great opportunity for learning, developing skills and connecting to the design world as a whole. This wonderful event that I attended, hosted by Capitol Creative Alliance, was very encouraging.
My husband has a podcast and for my Web Design I class this semester at Sacramento City College, I decided to make his website my final project. This class has taught me a lot in a short amount of time about very practical hands-on skills of WordPress, website design, client-designer relationships, and user experience. IContinue reading “Sent From Disneyland Website Design”
I call this one “A Very COVID Thanksgiving”. I guess I’ve made a political cartoon. This is an image in my head this holiday season. I truly hope people don’t gather outside of their immediate household, or their “quarantine pod” for Thanksgiving this year, because of the INCREDIBLY HIGH INCREASE IN COVID CASES EVERYWHERE. JustContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 11-19-20”
I call this one “Technicolor Flower”. Created in Adobe Fresco, this flower uses oil and water color brushes in various layers, as well as masking. There is also some layer blending going on. There is something truly soothing to me about creating textures. And flowers. Creating flowers is one of the most focused and freeingContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 11-10-20”
I am in a Halloween mood. I call this one “Harvest Moon”. I used Adobe Fresco and learned how to use the shape, select and mask features more effectively. I really enjoyed learning those tools. They are very helpful. I used primarily the oil brushes, and a few watercolor brushes. I am definitely getting moreContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 10/22/20”
So it’s been a while! I’ve been overloaded with homework, work and backyard work and left my Daily Doodles in the dust! But here I am. I may have entitled my posts as Daily Doodles, but I don’t hold myself to making and sharing them every single day. It’s something to aspire to, be inspiredContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 10/21/20”
Today was a nice relaxing doodle. I have to remind myself sometimes that my Daily Doodle exercise is not one for perfectionism. In fact the point is to let go of my perfectionism and let creativity and expression take over. I am not here today to create something perfect. I am only here to create.Continue reading “Daily Doodle for 9/17/20”
Om or aum. An ancient syllable, symbol, or sound, that represents many meanings including the essence of ultimate reality, consciousness or pure being. Often used in Buddhist traditions as the opening and closing of meditative mantras. The most well known mantra being “Om mani padme hum”, which roughly translates to “the jewel in the lotus”.Continue reading “Daily Doodle for 9/7/20”
Daily Doodle for 9/2/20 – Maker Mantra!