Sunday, December 31, 2006

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2007



What a wonderful year 2006 has been particularly finding Everydaymatters yahoo group.....such inspiration and encouragement. I have written all my goals and hopes for 2007. I'm not ready this year to go public with any of them except that I plan to draw more, more and more....at least as much as I write. I love writing with a passion...which includes computers and handwriting. I need to do less writing and more drawing to get a better balance this year.
I've attached the first drawings I did after joining EDM and look forward to seeing how far I go in 2007.
Does anyone know if writing and drawing use different sides of the brain. I am fascinated when people mention different sides of the brain for different work. I used to do a lot of cryptic crosswords and now I prefer drawing. I was wondering if cryptics and drawing use different sides of the brain. Any way enough of my writing and back to drawing.
Lots of love from Susan in Australia

3 comments:

Casey said...

Hi Susan - I'm looking forward to seeing where your art journey takes you this year. Yes I believe you use the right brain for drawing and the left for writing - have you ever tried carrying on a conversation while really drawing? Something interesting is to draw with your non-dominant hand. It's a struggle but takes such concentration that the drwaings are often better.

Teri C said...

Best of luck in your goals Susan.

Interesting question about writing and art. I personally thought they were both right-brain activities. I wrote for a newspaper for 5 years and moved right into art so I figured it was just an extension of right-brain activites. Be interesting to see the real answer.

Michael Emerald said...

Hi Susan. My resolution for 2007 will be to figure out what this drawing is. It looks like a brain next to a bottle of mustard. Am I close? Next time can you post it bigger? That Doodle Sketch is INCREDIBLE! I didn't see the other comments but I'll wager they are as excited as I am about it. You know, you may have a niche here. Never have I seen anything like that before. It looks cool! I'd like to see on in colored pencil - please, please please?