I like to doodle. Doodling is the only thing that keeps me sane during long meetings on Zoom. Rather than doodling on scratch paper and throwing it away, I decided to doodle in full color on drawing paper and turn the doodles into greeting cards.
I love Sharpie pens, but the xylene fumes give me a headache. So I decided to try Tombow dual point nontoxic markers. They have a flexible brush point on one end and a fine point on the other end.
The Tombow markers are very different from Sharpies. The water-based colors blend, which can turn into a muddy mess if you’re not careful. And the brush point creates thick and thin lines. It’s a different look, but I can work with that. The range of colors is fantastic.
Here are a few of the greeting cards I’ve made so far. I cropped the doodles and glued them onto 5″ x 7″ colored card blanks.
After cropping I had leftover pieces, and I couldn’t let those go to waste! I added colored cardstock and made some other fun cards.
I have a lot more cards than I was anticipating, and now I have to get busy sending them out! I didn’t realize I was such a prolific doodler.
Do you doodle? I’d enjoy hearing your thoughts. You can share them with us in the comments section below.
With love and appreciation,