If you tried to go to Cards and Doodles and ended up here, don't worry, your computer didn't get hijacked, just redirected to my new blog address. This is a continuation of the Switching Email Accounts Post, where I needed to change the domain name I used with my previous Blog (Cards and Doodles-dot-com) and, until everyone knows about the new blog and I can change all the references in my other Social Media Accounts (fb, IG, Pinterest, etc.) I'm just sending everyone from the old site to the new one. There isn't much content here yet since I decided to pack light and, as you can read in my About Page, I decided to start with some fresh ideas and projects. I hope you'll come along my new journey and explore some new (and not so new) Art Moods.
I finished another handmade sketchbook, this time out of Arches Watercolor paper and some really cute paisley fabric. I got lucky and was able to purchase a couple of 22"x30" sheets on sale at a local art supply store. I decided to use this one as a Swatch Book for one of my 24 color Palettes . I got the idea for the Zentangle Swatch Book from a YouTube Video from Notable Ink . I really liked the idea of having a handy mixing chart of your palette and practice your Zentangle doodles at the same time. If you don’t want to go through all the work of the Swatch Book and/or drawing the pages, I think you can buy the designs ready-made for download from her site. And yes, there were moments when I was considering just buying the pages myself, but I decided to stick with it and keep practicing. That’s why we doodle, right? To get better at it. I started with Phthalo Blue (green shade) and ended up with some really nice greens. I especially like the Burnt Sienna combination; it