Rocking’ it!

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Ok, so i have just finished working this week…and i am a little worried about starting school again in september…i have been exhausted! Between working and having johns family staying with us, i haven’t been as productive as usual lately…and the things that I have done, I haven’t had the time to write about. We have three weeks of holidays left, so I am going to have to step it up a bit!
This morning, we needed an activity to keep us busy when it was rainy, so we picked some interesting rocks from the garden, dug up some sharpies…

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I started my first rock with a circle in the center…

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Then we talked about line and different the kinds of lines you could draw like zig zag, bumpy, or squiggly.

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Then I kept adding lines around it…

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And adding…

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Here is it finished…

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Here is an easy design. Draw a series of wavy lines, making sure that the design has a wide and narrow part, and the lines are not parallel…

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Then, fill in the wider areas with curved lines…

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Continue the same way filling up the whole rock…

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I have read on pinterest that you can make sharpie permanent on dishes by baking it in the oven, so we baked the rocks at 325 degrees for about 20 minutes…I’ll let you know in a couple of weeks if the designs wash off.
Here is our finished products…

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The kids loved the doodling, we decided we are going to experiment more with lines. If you search zentangle on line there are amazing instructions for some cool doodles!
Here is a photo I found on line using a white marker…

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