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Blobby Flower Doodles

Blobby Flower Doodles

25 September 2018

by Mariana

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Yes, more doodles! This time resembling something vaguely more floral and flowery … well, I think so at any rate. Someone asked me why I call these paintings in my sketchbook ‘doodles’ — I guess it’s because it takes the pressure off if I consider it just doodling and playing rather than attempting something more ‘serious’; it keeps the perfectionist editor within me at bay and allows me to, well, just have fun.

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All I need to do is sit before the blank page, pick up the brush and soak it into whichever colour I wish, then just plop it down on the paper. As my intention is to just explore and experiment until I figure out where I’m going with all of this, it always works … and it’s always satisfying as long as I have no expectations … somewhat the way my life is at the moment!

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I’m still working on Christmas products and doodles as well (though Halloween and autumn themes insist on creeping in too) so I’ll be posting more of those soon … especially as things seemed to have calmed down around me after the summer chaos, and I can finally get back to my work and art and realise how much I truly enjoy it all. As usual, you’ll find, just below this, a list of supplies that I used. Cheers.


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SUPPLIES I USED

  • Pink Pig A4 Eco Bockingford Watercolour Book - Black: UK 

  • SCHMINCKE AKADEMIE® Aquarell watercolours: UK and USA

  • Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Mod. 8605 brushes: UK and USA