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By Kristin Ellison |

Drawing Challenge in Action: Day 18

Day 18

Our Design content manager Kristin Ellison takes on our 21-Day Drawing Challenge and lets you see the daily results.

So, you know the cardboard backing on notepads? Today Von challenged us to create what he calls a cardboard doodle.

Essentially the process is to draw a simple contour shape of anything, cut it out, and then doodle on it.

I chose to draw a fish with a bulging eye.

Why the bulging eye?

Well, it made the contour a little more interesting and the character a little more silly.

As I was decorating her, I was thinking about snorkeling in Mexico and trying to recall the patterns on the fish there. Instead, my mind wandered to the colorful pottery they make—and she ended up looking more like a dish than a fish.

Let’s just say she’s Trish the fish, who’s quite the dish!

Day 18: Cardboard Doodles

Join the 21-Day Drawing Challenge, free through Friday! Remember to post your drawings on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ with the hashtags #draw21days and #learnatlynda

 

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