I am overwhelmed with your love for "Doodle, too!" and your courage for taking a step out of your safe creative zone, and the possibility that it may transform the way you create.
I am so happy that you are accepting the challenge to create art, with me!
I think that you are going to find a new passion...I did...and based on your LOVE for "Doodle, too" I am going to keep going forward with the ideas I have swirling in my brain for our next step...
Seriously, it makes me happy that you are happy.
This is me happy:
actually, this is me dorking out last weekend when we had "Date Night with the Neighbors" 18 of us "Big Kids" went to dinner & Bowling and I, (excuse my language)...SUCK at all sports. (my friends tried to tell me that bowling was not even a sport) WHATEVER....
I figured as long as I was just sucking at bowling, I might as well dork out at the same time...and guess what, as soon as I took my scarf off of my jacket and placed it around my forehead...
I bowled a strike.
anyways...I was a good sport but next time, we are making crafts, so be warned neighbors.
is Ben's birthday...12..TWELVE...12? one more year until I have two teenagers...yikes...Happy Birthday buddy...I LOVE love LoVe you...
That is Ben..Jumping for Joy on vacation...and speaking of Jumping for joy, I am too!
I am done.
7 trillion hours later....27 pages...over 5,000 words, 113 color photos, 6 Technique Worksheets, 5 Step by Step Projects Sheets, three pages of patterns three pages of my favorite quotes and words...and a little "blah BLAH blah" from me..
"Doodle, too!" is 99.9% done.
done...and now I am finishing up the website...eek!
Make sure that you are on the newsletter list....I plan on launching this lovely by the end of this week!!!! eek!
Q: I want to take "Doodle, too" but I want my pages to look like yours.
A: “Doodle, Too!” is not just about doodling…it is about setting up a space, either for an hour, a month or forever to create, to express, reflect, take a few creative risks, learn new techniques and to get messy..in your own style, with your own writing, your own favorite quotes, verses and thoughts...in your own home, with your own stuff!
The best news about "Doodle, too" is that it is not all about creative talent. It is about allowing yourself to go through the process, try new techniques, color outside the lines and actually communicate by using more than just words and “photos” like scrapboooking does.
By combining your writing, doodling & creative mediums, you will be able to express what is in your heart & soul, and chances are, you will see, feel and learn more than you ever knew about your creative self! That is just one part of the reward.
You will need to let yourself get messy…and I am pretty darn sure that you will love it! oh, and a huge peek at what just got finished just in time for classes!!!
"Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to someone else" Gal 6:4
Really, how will you ever know if something is going to work unless you take a risk and, gulp, try it...so, that is what I did with the Helmar Crackle Medium 1 & 2.
Yesterday, I was struck "in the middle of who knows what" to create something, and then as I worked through my project, I thought..."oh, I saw Crackle #1 and Crackle #2 in that box from Helmar"...so...I tried it, and not only did I like it, I LOVED it...correction I LOVE it.
Now, of course, I want to show you the entire finished piece, but I can't just yet. I am such a JERK! sorry, but it will be worth the wait!