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A doodle a day – Day Twenty Two

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A Doodle A Day - Day Twenty Two

Day Twenty Two

Geometric shapes and patterns

Today’s doodle came about a little differently. Usually I sketch my doodle first and if I have enough time I clean it up and add a little colour using Illustrator. As I already had Illustrator open I skipped the sketching stage and started playing around directly in it. I created  a few regular shapes, some circles, rectangles and triangles those sorts of things and started to move them around to see what sort of patterns and designs I could make from them. I cut some shapes out from others and started to layer some on top of others too.

Originally today’s doodle was made up of three separate designs which I merged together to form what you see above. I added some pale colours in there and added a little drop shadow to enhance the fact that the designs are almost floating on top of each other.

In all a very simple but effective doodle which I could have gone a lot further with. In the future I might see what I can do with this sort of design to fill in a character or doodle to form a more detailed abstract design.

Thanks for taking the time to read today’s doodle. If you have any thoughts or questions then please don’t hesitate to leave a comment  below.

If you have missed any doodles so far in this series then take a look around the blog or check out my Facebook page where you will find links to all the posts and other things.

Note: All designs, sketches,  etc are copyright and remain the property of Simon Cross and cannot be used for any purpose other than for your own inspiration.

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