Posts Tagged ‘doodles’

Things that begin with the letter “b” (or doodles which are positively not mine {and one that possibly is})

November 13, 2008

Hallo, there!  Glad to be back.  This last month has been insanely busy with school and such and I haven’t really felt that I had the time to update.  Any time I did have time, I was away from my computer.  But, now I’m back and it’s on with the doodling!

My theme for today is sort of a choose your own adventure.  It can either be “Things That Begin With The Letter ‘B'” or “Doodles Which Are Positively Not Mine.”  It’s totally your choice.  I will warn you, however: the following may shock and horrify you.  Or, considering my obvious affinity for plagiarism, you may be expecting this kind of behavior from me already. Basically, these are drawings that, though found in my very own class notes, are not mine.  How do I know this? you may wonder.  Obviously, the answer is that these drawings actually look like something specific.  They are also all of subjects which begin with the letter “b”, but that’s hardly consequential.  Consider the following examples:

Butterfly

Bird

Bumblebee

Banana

Baby

Now, that our grammar lesson is finished, we can get onto the real work.  Please note the careful detail put into all of these specimens.  Take notice of the realism which is depicted, albeit somewhat cartoonishly in many cases.  These are clearly the works of someone (or some people) who have some semblance of artistic talent; or, in any case, at least a decent sense of the aesthetics of the world around them.

Need more proof these weren’t drawn by me?  Please take note of Baby-Not-Drawn-By-Me above.  Now, examine this:

This…well, at first I had it lumped in with drawings I had not created.  Upon further investigation though, this does appear to be a Chelsea original.  Look at the fingers, the mangled legs…all trademarks of my style.

Perhaps one of these days I’ll learn to draw like those unnamed artists who left their marks on my class notes.  Until then…well, you’ll probably just see more things like Baby Numba Two up there.

I’m not sexist

September 24, 2008

People are always fun things to draw as there are so many variations to choose from.  In this selection, you will notice the many different types of people I have chosen to draw in the past.

This particular piece seems to favor women, although that is where the discrimination ends.  As you can see, whether you are a beauty queen (largest head), a dowdy librarian/Peanuts character (bottom head), pig-nosed (top head) or simply a face without anything else attached to it, you still have a chance to be featured in my artwork.  And, though the beauty queen is clearly the central figure in this piece, that’s not to say that the supporting cast isn’t important.  They’re all very special, each in their own way.

The floating head over to the side actually bothers me less than the unrecognizable face of the girl with the body.

I assume we were discussing Roman soldiers that day…

This piece just has so much.  Let’s dissect it into smaller parts, shall we?

On drawings like these, I find it interesting to question what I drew first.  Did I draw a horrifying potato man before deciding that he needed a footprint on his face?  Or did I draw the foot first and simply run out of room to finish the head?  The world may never know…

Yet another Peanuts-worthy character.  I’m a regular Charles Schultz!

Scary baby?

There are so many questions to ask about this portion of the piece…the main one being: OH MY GOSH, WHY HAS AN EYE TURNED INTO A BUG?

I saw The Goonies last weekend for the first time.  And, though I had never seen the character before then, I now wonder if I was somehow subconsciously attempting to draw Sloth.

And, finally, the premier piece in this collection…

I’d like to apologize to everyone in the human race for drawing this.  None of you look like that.  Really.

Meet Chelsea

September 24, 2008

So, back in 2003, I sure did like to write my name a lot.  And, I mean a lot.  I guess I was practicing for when this blog got me famous and I’d have to sign millions of autographs.  Or, maybe I was just really into myself.  Regardless, the following are taken from one page (yes, just one page) of a workbook from my junior year of high school.

From the top: backwards name, all caps name and supa-angular name.

This was in between a bunch of my autographs.  For the few of you who can’t decipher the above (and, really, what is wrong with you? I wrote it out very clearly…), it says: “Leave this space blank!”

I don’t even know what that first one is…The second one proves just how proud I was that I could write my name backwards (and upside down!)…and I apologize to bubble-letter-writers everywhere for that third monstrosity.

A real signature? Wow, I’m moving on up.  And, that curly thing…tres chic.  The next sample seems to indicate that I have turned into some sort of robot.

And, finally, what we’ve all been waiting for: tOgGlE tExT.  The second sample is pretty obvious, but take a closer look at the first one.  I’m alternating between print and script.  What could this mean?  What kind of message am I attempting to send to those around me?  It’s so…cryptic.

By the way, I’m Chelsea.  Did I mention that already?