So I wanted to start my February project today, thinking 28 days would be perfect, but realized it’s leap year. Also, it’s been an insanely busy day and the sketch I made was pretty crappy and not particularly inspiring in the less than 10 minutes I had to make one. No matter what, I can’t seem to stop doodlewashing, but then I worried about my theme and whether it was even inspiring me or if there was something more. There was.
I needed a break. After 7 straight months of posting a doodlewash a day, I just needed to sketch like a child and make something crappy that I wouldn’t even show my own mother (or even my dog Phineas as he’s really quite judgy). Perhaps this childish notion came from spending a month of doodlewashing toys, but that’s what happened to me today. So I’m taking a leap year holiday (something I just made up and seemed appropriate) and will reveal my sketchbook when I return to my regulary scheduled programming tomorrow! Please stay tuned my friends!Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in Other Cool Stuff
41 thoughts on “Lessons in Doodlewashing: Leap Year Break”
Enjoy ur holiday! You have certainly earned it!
Thanks Nancy!! It was a much needed recharge! 😊😉
You deserve it. (K)
Thanks Kerfe! Appreciate it! It worked! Hehe…I’m back! 😉
Time to recharge. 😊
Definitely! Just a evening off…hehe…wouldn’t be able to stay away much longer than that.
Seven months straight of posts is really quite awesome – enjoy the much deserved interlude!
Thanks Jacob!! It was a good break… figured since there’s an extra day this year I might as well take it! Lol
Relax, refresh, renew!
YAY! Happy you are giving yourself a break, Charlie! 💜👍😃🎨🌟
Hehe…just a wee little one. 😊I’m back again today! 💕😃
Amen, brother Ben…..er, Charlie! Breaks are so wonderful and refreshing. Great decision! Rock on, my friend! Until then, I enjoyed the photo of your sketchbook. (((((Charlie))))) 💜
Hehe…thanks Laura! ❤️Glad you liked the photo…I wasn’t about to show what was inside yesterday. Ugh…I just had to stop sketching and take a little breather! 😊hehe…and it worked well!
It really did! Glad you found a solution!
enjoy your leap year break! you deserve it dear Charlie! Thanks for letting us know. Happy Hugs!
Thanks Jodi!! It was good to take a little break. The sketches I made told me to! Haha! I’m back again today! 😉👍🏻❤️
Yay for a break! Yes, I agree with so many that you need to recharge! I’m hoping that I can do some drawing by this weekend.. I’m more concerned that I didn’t get a notification about your post! Lol. ❤️
Good for you, I would need one too after 7 months !! See you soon.
Thanks Rebecca! Figured if there’s an extra day this year why not take it! Hehe… I’m back again today! 😉👍🏻
It is good to take a break, especially one who is as prolific and busy as you are. Take your time, take a deep breath, enjoy the moment. Peace.
Thanks Haunani!! ❤️😃Yeah…I really needed a breather day. But turns out that was all…I’m back again!
Good for you Charlie! A-okay to take a break and refresh and recharge!
Thanks Cathe!! 💕😃I needed it…mainly to think through my theme better as I was worried where I was heading wasn’t right. It wasn’t, but I feel great about where I’m heading now! 😉
Enjoy your well deserved break, look forward to seeing your “what’s next” when you return!
Thanks Tori! 💕😃Just a tiny little break, but feel refreshed! I’m back again today and moving forward!
Wow Charlie- 7 months! That is quite an accomplishment. I’ve been making all kinds of crappy paintings lately that I’m not posting. There is something liberating about it. Have fun with the little Charlie in you.
Hehe! Thanks Jessica!! It was liberating! I actually did sketch 3 things and doodlewashed two of them. Didn’t like them at all…but it was still fun! At least I met my daily doodlewash goal! 😊😉
A well deserved break! Enjoyed, I hope.
It was refreshing! Thanks Susan! I’m back again today with the start of something new!
I will check it out. 🙂
Good for you! Your creating/posting schedule is admirably insane. ha ha
Haha! Totally insane…so I decided to be sane for a day. I hated it. Overrated. So I’m back again today!! Lol
That is so funny. You are too used to it. Well I’m impressed!
Awww thanks friend!! 💕😃
you made me smile. creating is fun, its what we Do… but it also takes energy out of us too. I loved your line about not showing (it) even to your dog! Did some of those myself yesterday. ah well, another roll of the dice and we’ll see what happens! thanks for sharing Charlie!!
Yeah…some days just don’t work out like we’d like them to! Hehe…but we keep going because it’s all just so darn fun still! But yeah…my dog really does seem judgy so I limit what I share with him.
geesh, explain to him about WHO buys the food around your place! 🙂
Haha!! I know! I should!