Posts Tagged ‘doodling’

DOODLE: This Ain’t Your Mickey Mouse Mouse King

October 16, 2018

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I was sitting in my car, waiting to pick up my daughter from rehearsal where her ballet company is preparing to present their annual performances of “The Nutcracker”. (They do an incredible, professional-level job of it- massive sets; beautiful, intricately-crafted costumes; and incredibly talented dancers.)

So, naturally, with some minutes to kill, I begin doodling. I doodled the Mouse King. A homicidal, rage-fueled maniac of a Mouse King.

I realize now why they’ve never asked me to design the costumes for their production.

 

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MEETING DOODLE: Punk Pig

August 20, 2018

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Long morning meeting about next year’s corporate theme and strategy. It doesn’t involve a punk pig… but maybe it should. In fact, I think ALL corporate themes and strategies for next year should involve punk pigs.

Major international auto makers? Punk pig.

Political campaigns? Punk pig.

Local funeral home advertisements? That’s right. PUNK. PIG.

NAPKIN DOODLE: Dinnertime Animal Totem!

March 21, 2018

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Trying to enjoy a good meal with my family, when this guy insists on crawling out of my pen onto my napkin.

MEETING DOODLE: Why, indeed, Mister Turtle. Why, indeed.

November 17, 2017

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As I prepare to take some time off for Thanksgiving-, and hopefully have some time to reflect on all I’m grateful to God for- I was, of course, inspired to doodle an evil genius cyborg duck. Because who’s NOT grateful for those?

RAINY DAY DOODLE: Strange Herbivore

October 9, 2017

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It was a rainy, do-nothing Sunday afternoon, so a random unclassified herbivore bounded out of my brain. Sorry for the poor quality of the image; it was a quick phone shot.

MEETING DOODLE: I’m Outta Here!

August 30, 2017

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I wish I got as much exercise as the doodles running around in my brain do.

NAPKIN DOODLE: Howdy Doodle Do!

August 10, 2017

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Napkins. Where would we doodlers be without ’em? What did ancient scribblers vent their brain drippings on before napkins were invented? Banana leaves? Random pieces of rock? A small mammal that happened to saunter by at the wrong time?

Maybe that’s what the Lascaux cave paintings really are. Just doodles. The actual, finished masterpieces -painted on a perfectly smooth, stretched deer hide- are lost to time. The were probably photorealistic paintings of Ogg and his clan, posing beside a downed mastodon, every detail rendered with amazing clarity. The cave paintings we are left with are just idle doodles created by the artist while he waited for the hunters to get their hair “just right”.

Phone Call Doodle: Awww, maaaaan!

August 3, 2017

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Not feeling frustrated about anything at the moment, so I don’t know why the heck this poor kid popped out of my head.

 

DOODLE: Liprechaun

March 16, 2017

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All it takes is one incorrect letter and- BAM!- St. Patrick’s Day just got creepy.

NAPKIN DOODLE: Leery Luke and the Larcenous Lepidoptera

January 10, 2017

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At first, Ol’ Luke was suspicious of the butterfly that had so quickly and willingly come to rest on his outstretched finger. But then he chided himself for his irrational paranoia, and decided to just take pleasure in the simple things of life.

Three days later, Luke discovered that the butterfly had stolen his identity and wiped out all his bank accounts. It was then that he learned a valuable lesson: Always trust your gut instincts.

And NEVER trust an overly-friendly butterfly.