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Mother of 4 boys, Grandmother to 11 grandchildren and Greatgrandmother to 6 greatgrandchildren. I have been involved in art and craft all my life. Have worked in the craft industry over 25 years and with a Diploma of Teaching I find it easy to teach anything I know how to do. I have taught many crafts including, Folk Art, Fabric Painting, Stretch Sewing, Jewelry Making, Napkin Art, and recently Creative Doodling.
I am a full time carer for my husband and in my spare time I am now teaching Creative Doodling. It is not very well known in Australia as yet and so I am getting some very interesting reactions to the concept of turning a common doodle into art.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Letter F Weekly Alphabet Pattern Series

Weekly Alphabet Pattern Series
 
Today's Blog is bought to you by
 
The Letter F
 
                      STEP 1                  STEP 2                      STEP 3                   STEP 4
 
    As you can see by the illustration above I have changed the way I lay out my pattern instructions. I hope you find this way easy to follow. I have been trialling this in my classes and have used this method of pattern step outs in my book, and most people seem to find it easy to follow. I would love to know what you think.
 
 
My book has been selling well. Thank you to those who have purchased a copy already. I am expecting to pick up the second print ruin this week as I am almost out of copies.
 
I am having trouble deciding what to do for my second book. The hard part is probably deciding what not to do. Here are some of my ideas, please give me some comments on what you would prefer to see next.
 
The a 2 z Alphabets Book 2.
 
Celtic Knot Designs
 
Mandala Outlines
 
The Basics of Creative Doodling
 
 
The first three books would be mainly outlines that you could copy and doodle into.
The last book would be an in depth  look at my version of Creative Doodling and how to design your own pictures to doodle into. It would be written with the person who cannot draw in mind, but there would be a lot to offer for the person who could draw also.
 
I would love to get your feed back on what you would like me to provide in the next book. If you have ideas other than what is listed above I would love to hear them also.
 
For those who have not bought my first book the link is below if you are interested.
 
 
You can purchase this book: HERE
 
 
Thank you for visiting my site.
 
 
HAPPY DOODLING


Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Letter E Weekly Alphabet Pattern Series

WEEKLY ALPHABET PATTERN SERIES
Today's post is brought to you by the Letter E
 
 
To celebrate the success of my book "Creative Doodling with Judy A 2 Z" and to add more patterns to the range that can be used to decorate the letter, word, numeral, frame and border outlines in my book, I am going to post a series of doodle patterns over the next year based on the letters of the alphabet. I will post a new pattern every Thursday. 


If you wish to purchase my book click: HERE
 
I originally designed this book for Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Journaling, but quilters, machine embroidery and patchworkers have been enlarging the designs to use with their work. You are only limited by your imagination.
 
It would be great to get some feed back in the comments below to know what you like me to post. Thank you.
 
HAPPY DOODLING

Monday, 13 October 2014

Mandala Ouline 1

MANDALA OUTLINE 1
 
 
 
 
Hi all. I am going to be posting a Mandala Outline on the 2nd Monday of each month. I have drawn it in Light Blue so that you can go over it in any darker colour that you wish. 

I have made it quite large for those who like it that way, but you can easily reduce the size on your computer without loss of resolution.

These outlines are for your personal use only. If you want to use them in any other way you need to contact me first. You can post your finished works online but please let others know where you got your outline from.

I have recently published a book full of outlines. It is called Creative Doodling with Judy A 2 Z. There are many new doodling patterns as well as outlines of 7 different alphabets with matching numerals, words, greetings, borders and frames.  
 
 
 
If you wish to purchase my book click: HERE
 
I originally designed this book for Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Journaling, but quilters, machine embroidery and patchworkers have been enlarging the designs to use with their work. You are only limited by your imagination.
 
It would be great to get some feed back in the comments below to know what you like me to post. Thank you.
 
HAPPY DOODLING


Thursday, 9 October 2014

Letter D Weekly Alphabet Series

WEEKLY ALPHABET PATTERN SERIES


 

Today's post is brought to you by the Letter D
 
 
 To celebrate the success of my book "Creative Doodling with Judy A 2 Z" and to add more patterns to the range that can be used to decorate the letter, word, numeral, frame and border outlines in my book, I am going to post a series of doodle patterns over the next year based on the letters of the alphabet. I will post a new pattern every Thursday. 
 
If you wish to purchase my book click: HERE
 
If you would like to win a copy of my book, look at the previous post to see the details and enter before 29/10/14.
 

It is great to get feedback in the comments below to know what you like me to post. Thank you.

HAPPY DOODLING

Monday, 6 October 2014

Celtic Challenge 34

CELTIC CHALLENGE 34


On the first Tuesday of each month I am going to be posting my Celtic Challenges again for your enjoyment. You can download the outline I provide or draw your own. 

The challenge this week is to draw overlapping geometric shapes and then produce a celtic weave of the shapes over and under each other. Then decorate with doodles. Colour and shading are optional. 

Please post your finished work on the Mr. Linky below or email to celticchallenge@gmail.com and we will load it to our site for you. We will upload finished works for this challenge for one month from date of posting, but you can load to Mr Linky anytime.



HAPPY DOODLING

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Letter C Weekly Alphabet Pattern Series

WEEKLY ALPHABET PATTERN SERIES


Today's post is brought to you by the Letter C
 
 
To celebrate the success of my book "Creative Doodling with Judy A 2 Z" and to add more patterns to the range that can be used to decorate the letter, word, numeral, frame and border outlines in my book, I am going to post a series of doodle patterns over the next year based on the letters of the alphabet. I will post a new pattern every Thursday. 

If you wish to purchase my book click: HERE
 
If you would like to win a copy of my book, look at the previous post to see the details and enter before 29/10/14.
 
It is great to get feedback in the comments below to know what you like me to post. Thank you.

HAPPY DOODLING


Monday, 29 September 2014

5th Week Giveaway

5th Week Giveaway
 
As this Monday is the 5th Week in the Month I a giving away one of my Books.

It is full of alphabet, numeral, word, and verse outlines as well as matching borders and frames. You can doodle them colour them or using them in a variety of art and craft activities.
 
If you wish to purchase my book you can click: HERE
 
 
If you would like to get into the draw for one of these books:
 
1. Choose one of the alphabet designs from my A - Z of Alphabet Designs page on this blog, and make your name and decorate with doodles, colour and shading is optional.
for example:

                     Use Upper and Lower Case
 
 
 
                                    Use all Upper Case Letters.


                                   Or any combination that your artistic ideas lead you.
 
2. Post your finished name  in the Mr Linky below.
 
3. Also please post a link to this competition either on your blog or facebook page to let others know,  and let me know where you posted it in the comments section below.
 
I will announce the winner on 29/10/14.
 
GOOD LUCK
&
 
Happy Doodling