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by RaShell on 2008-06-30

Emily Jo Cureton that is. From seemingly mindless doodles: …to full color paintings: …and finally, extremely clever crossword puzzle “interpretations”: This wonderful artist gets something from my little prize box (how ’bout a little purple sticky dinosaur?)

Posted at: June 30th, 2008 - 9:09 am - Number of Comments » 6

by RaShell on 2008-06-26

I think I’m having an a-cute (pun intended) case of “cute overdose”, so I’ll just rant for a little bit, ok? Please-please-please, explain to me why good old American soccer moms and grandmas spend all this time and money on sCRAPbooking??? What’s so alluring in cutting up perfectly good pictures, pasting them onto pre-printed patterned […]

Posted at: June 26th, 2008 - 11:50 am - Number of Comments » 6

by RaShell on 2008-06-24

Well, normally, architecture doesn’t strike me as a medium related to doodling. Buildings (with rare exception of Gaudi’s poetic sandcastles) usually have too many straight lines, symmetry and rules to remind me of thoughtless scribbling… That is, until I saw these beauties. Unfortunately, not in person, but even pictures can easily inspire you to grab […]

Posted at: June 24th, 2008 - 11:26 am - Number of Comments » 13

by RaShell on 2008-06-23

Some doodles just don’t want to stay still. They demand action, movement, momentum: Adorable tool for making your very own flip books. You can even choose whether to doodle on a lined notepad, stack of post-its or just a blank pieces of paper. I give it two very tired (from doodling) but enthusiastic thumbs up!!! […]

Posted at: June 23rd, 2008 - 3:01 pm - Number of Comments » 0

by RaShell on 2008-06-19

Smashing Magazine confirmed on of my suspicions. Doodling is taking over the world of wild web design! Finally! It has arrived and it’s here to stay. With an addition of so many wonderful new ways to create webpages, why stick with the old rigid ways, when you can doodle up-up-and-away into the beautiful hand-drawn realms? […]

Posted at: June 19th, 2008 - 10:57 am - Number of Comments » 1

by Masha on 2008-06-17

My doodles usually reflect my state of mind and I can usually remember what I was thinking when I did a drawing. The drawings become a sort of alternative to minutes. Iíve just come home from three days of meetings in Durban. All-day-long meetings. This time round I did most of my doodling between meetings, […]

Posted at: June 17th, 2008 - 10:29 am - Number of Comments » 1