We have to make a mark, even if it’s only a scribble
Your challenge: Make a scribble drawing
- First, create or find some uninhibited scribbles, from a child’s drawing or a dog’s muddy footprints on paper. Or make your own, by scribbling on paper with closed eyes in a slow circular motion using one continuous line, if possible.
- Next, look for an image amongst the scribbles to outline. What can you see in the mess? Do any images or shapes emerge? Is there a bird hiding in the scribbles? A person? An animal? Can you use the energy in the stroke that is already there? Turn your paper this way and that. Don’t see anything? Turn your paper another way.
- When you find your special something inside your drawing, outline it with a dark marker/pen/pencil/crayon.
- Take your drawing as further, if you like, filling it in with colour, cutting it out, or whatever.
Resources to help:
- Need some scribbles? It’s easy to make your own, but you can also download and print some of ours. | Scribble 1| Scribble 2 | Scribble 3 | Scribble 4 |
- Cheat and complete two steps using the scribbler . This allows you to start to create a “generative illustration” based on your drawing. You can print or save it afterward by following the instructions on the left hand side of the screen.
How to share:
- For Photos/Art/Digital Art Use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @campuscreate your response. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #shapespark
- If you are not on social media, find out how to participate