When I was a kid in primary school you would get the ruler over your knuckles for being left handed. I was left handed. I was constantly drawing in the margin of my school books so lots of rapped knuckles! School wasn’t my finest hour but it didn’t stop my doodling. If anything I found solace there.
Don’t let your creations go to waste. Take your first step in turning doodles into artworks that you can proudly sell and display.
Collect your doodles in a scrapbook.
When you run out of ideas go through your doodle scrapbooks.
Don’t expect work you produce to be your usual style.
He leans against the clear perspex. Eyes closed. The train sways like a lullaby. It’s been a long day. (Tap on picture to view) In his folded arms, protruding from his satchel a copy of the Herald newspaper. To his right are the main exit doors. This is the afternoon express heading south to Sutherland from Sydney city.
Sydney trains generally have a top deck, bottom deck, and then a main entry and adjacent wide space that has seats along each wall. This particular model has clear perspex attached to a yellow handrail that delineates the adjacent seating. In the background on the left the dark space you see is the door you would open to go into the next carriage. I would have a seat upstairs to have been able to create this one. The pencil is more controlled when I am seated.