I joined an art challenge this month on #Instagram called #Sketchtember and today’s prompt was to sketch a hand so I decided to try sketching a 3D hand plus do some doodling on it while I was listening to a lecture on writing poetry for a poetry class I am in.
Thus, the result was this poem and art I am posting today 😊.
?–Have you ever tried #doodling or #sketching as a challenge, or as a way to overcome boredom?
(And…if you are on Instagram–follow me @LeonasDesigns or @LeonasLines )
While on a recent visit to an Oregon coastal town I came upon this unusual sight as I was out walking to the beach.
There, high in a bush, was a crab. It was not alive, but it looked real.
I was puzzled at how it had gotten there but I never did find out, so I imagined the positive and decided it must have went on an adventure one day, took a challenge from a seagull to climb a tree and ended up not being able to get back down.
The positive part is that it was adventurous, it left it’s comfort zone and took a chance, many of us don’t do that out of fear or complacity, and even though perhaps the crab didn’t end up with the happy ending he’d hoped for, at least he won at his life’s challenge and
Apparently, Stone Skipping is quite a popular pasttime as there are tournaments and events for it, even a blog post titled: ” 13 Tips to Becoming a Better Stone Skipper”
Who knew?!! Not me!
I used to enjoy it as a child when I lived close to a river, but had since forgotten about it until now. However, it looks like a great leisure time activity for anyone interested, especially if you live close to a river or lake!