Once upon a time, I loved to doodle. That was two years ago. Surprisingly, the pen I have bought for this very purpose still works. It is a surprise because these sort of pens do dry out over time. On that thought, I shall stock up more of this sort the next time I hit town.
The title of this doodle – Moon Tower: A Builder, A Girl, And A Mysterious White Rabbit – is the same as the story I wrote one entry before this one. If you have read the story, you should be able to interpret this doodle with little difficulty.
Drawing is therapeutic. This evening, I needed just that. So exhausted after a long, long day at work, I did not even have the energy for active entertainment like playing video games or socializing through Google+. I picked up my pen, some sketch papers, and started doodling.
Like how the story was crafting, I was about to give up on the initial concept after the first attempt. I started with the tower. It was too structured. Too boring. Perhaps my drawing is a reflection of my life, which in my case, is currently dominated by work. On my second attempt, I have refocused the drawing around the three main characters. And then developed the rest from the main theme, with an abstract touch. This doodle was initially drawn in landscape orientation, on a A3 paper. As I added more contextual materials onto the painting, I feel that it is best to be viewed in portrait. Of course, now the northern side of the island appears on the bottom and hence, looks like the south instead. That is rather unfortunate. But I suppose that is one way to break the structure eh?