Daily Doodle for 9/17/20

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”

Daily Doodle for 9/7/20

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 8/13/20

I call this one Ascension. It’s an image that came to me. I pictured a woman rising through dimensions of color, space and time to higher and higher levels of… existence, consciousness, vibrations, or – fill in your meaning here -. This was done in Adobe Fresco. Again I really enjoy the many brushes andContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/13/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/12/20

Today I made something similar to a mandala – a tile pattern! I did this in Adobe Illustrator instead of Adobe Fresco this time so that I could manipulate the shapes and their alignment better. I could also revisit this file and keeping all the shapes in place, I could change the colors and strokesContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/12/20”

Daily Doodle for 8/7/20

Here is something I see a lot these days. I work in the performing arts industry, so the transition to virtual performances is all over the place. It’s all we can do these days. This is a “Zoom” version of the classic theatre symbol of the Comedy and Tragedy masks. I am interested in exploringContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 8/7/20”

Daily Doodle for 7/24/20

I really wanted to do something abstract and simple today. Something that I could zone out to and not get caught up in details, styles, or perspectives. A mandala came to mind. Mandalas are an ancient concept that has many meanings to many cultures. I was aware that a mandala’s creation can be a formContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 7/24/20”

Daily Doodle for 7/14/20

I have always wanted a dragon tattoo. Maybe for my midlife crisis someday I will finally get it. I found an image that I wanted to be my tattoo somewhere back in the early 2000s, printed a copy of it, and have kept that piece of paper for years. For today’s doodle I have turnedContinue reading “Daily Doodle for 7/14/20”