Good Morning, Doodlers and Quilters!
Morning is a good time for doodling–a quiet activity that helps your brain transition from dreaming to wakefulness. Perhaps you would even consider getting up 15 minutes early to doodle?! (Like most personal trainers, I ask a lot!)
Pour yourself a cup of tea and join me for today’s simple doodle exercise.
DOODLE WARM UPS
Begin by drawing several small squares.
Use a light pencil to divide the square into quadrants.
Choose a simple shape like a circle and add it to all four quadrants.DOODLE STRETCHES
Next, add another shape–like two lines–to all four quadrants.
Then add scallops to build on the design.DOODLE AEROBICS
Now keep adding simple shapes and repeating the original shapes to create a page full of different designs.
KEEP YOUR BLOOD FLOWING…
Now that you’re into the swing of things…
Turn the page and try another grouping of simple shapes.
DON’T REST YET! (loud voice)
Fill the page…(Up tempo music)DOODLE COOL DOWN
When you’ve completed twenty minutes of doodling,
Get a sip of water, towel off and choose one design that might work in a quilt.
Put a star by it…so you can find it when you head off to your sewing studio next time.
Now that’s a routine I would consider doing before breakfast!
Happy Doodles and Happy Day!
PS…Who would YOU rather face in the morning?
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