Hello! Hello! If you happened to visit the blog yesterday you read a little information about the incredible selection of doodles available at The Lilypad. Still, some of you might be wondering what to do. Hopefully this will help solve the mystery of doodles and help you incorporate them into your next creation.
There are a number of ways to use doodles other than just straight out of the kit.
Adding color to doodles will completely change the look. This allows you to customize the object to fit your project. There are different ways to add color to a doodle. A few examples are: flood fill a doodle with any color from the color palette; use the gradient tool to add a variety of color; or clip paper to add both color and texture.
Word art in the example above is from Science Lab element pack by One Little Bird.
Layer them. Layer a few of your favorite doodles to create a new custom doodle.
Some other ideas for working with doodles include:
Blend doodles in the background for a more subtle affect.
Try adding a stroke to a doodle and it will have the appearance of a sticker.
Experiment and find what feels right for you. There really is no wrong way to use doodles.
There is still time to complete the December Art Journal challenges. One challenge features the use of doodles in your art journal pages. Polly Dalis has provided two video tutorials, so be sure and check that out in the forum.