Number of voters: 115
* a) Only accidental things that you draw somewhere when you're out of paper.
Number of votes: 18 (16%)
* b) Anything drawn on a surface not very well suited for art.
Number of votes: 83 (72%)
* c) Anything drawn on a non-paper, non-canvas surface (which would include graffiti-paint
Number of votes: 14 (12%)
2007-08-18 [Hedda]: So drawing in the sand or in the snow, would be B in the poll.
2007-08-18 [Iske]: owwwwwwwwww and i just aswerd A
when i think off doodling i think of making drawings unconcentrated
when you feel like it, and it can be on paper but that's out of the contest, It is not on paper..
2007-08-18 [Nocternity S.]: yeah but most times when you draw something accidental you dont usually take a picture of it, unless you plan it like on this situation... then you would prolly think of what your doing a little bit more.
2007-08-18 [LeafyGreenPuddle]: " - doodles must show it took some effort to create. A doodle is still a drawing or sketch, so it requires more than a few lines randomly placed. " some effort to create on any surface other than paper.
2007-08-18 [LeafyGreenPuddle]: I have a problem with point C in this poll...
Where do you draw the line between drawing on your skin in class and a tattoo? How can you tell the difference once the photo is submitted? And wood carvings are clearly not a doodle as I am to understand that that requires a sharp object, not ink... or pencil. I understand a doodle to be something drawn.
So, ok... graffiti should not be included as well as painting and sculpture. (maybe we should have a graffiti contest in the future, that could be neat.)
But how is a tattoo or skin drawing not "a surface not well-suited for art?"
Jeeeze, Elftown might need a lawyer someday.
2007-08-18 [SilverFire]: I thought it would be fairly clear that carving wouldn't count as 'doodle' but then I thought about it - have you ever walked into an old church, and seen all the graffiti on the pews? people's names, initials, symbols, etc. I think if someone asked me, I'd possibly apply the word 'doodle' to that. Which means that at least some form of carving counts as a 'doodle'. However - I wouldn't count a full carving as a doodle, because of how much fore-planning it takes. To me, doodles are unplanned things. I have no problem with painting being included - I've 'doodled' with paints.
The problem with the first option is proving that it was indeed drawn in the situation described.
2007-08-18 [Sunrose]: Kind of what I thought on carvings, it's possible to mindlessly carve into something.
But carving an entire figure out of something would take actual focus I'd say..unless you're awesomely gifted I suppose.
2007-08-19 [Iske]: a tattoo you don't doodle :) that would be fun... it's is a well picked out design most off the time... (i hope lol)
2007-08-19 [SilverFire]: UNless you design it yourself, and are doodling, and find you quite like one of your doodles.
2007-08-19 [Khronos Atmosphaera]: Sharpies... I use sharpies to doodle on people all the time. I used to do it in school, and I did it to my friends because they wanted me to draw on them, lol. Sounds strange, but it's not a tattoo, but a doodle... on skin... or maybe a 'trial' tattoo.
2007-08-19 [Demon Epona]: << Whoa... XD! IT'S TENSHI!!!! XD! Fancy meetin' you here. <<?
2007-08-20 [Khronos Atmosphaera]: Well, hi, Epona! I've never done a contest, so I decided to try at it. ^^ And I'm about to upload my doodle!
2007-08-20 [jbrown]: can you use other mediums? some1 plz email phonejeffnow@h
2007-08-20 [Akayume]: Yes. Tattoos are generally perminate, right?
If you draw with a pen, marker, or sharpie, it'll wash off sooner or later...
2007-08-20 [BinaryPhoenix]: Most doodles I draw are in my Diary or notebook during meetings. Or on a piece of scrap lined paper. so I guess they can't be entered. I'll have to doodle on something non-paper... I wonder if they would look at me funny if I brought in a piece of material into the meeting to "take notes on"...
2007-08-20 [SilverFire]: Tattoos are generally permanent, unless you get a semi-permanent tattoo, in which case they're usually semi-permanent
2007-08-21 [Iske]: [BinaryPhoenix] i know what you mean, that's what i call doodling . Lett all the ppl in the room think you're taking notes but you are just drawing without a purpose. Just brain on non-active and hand on, does not matter what it draws.
2007-09-19 [LeafyGreenPuddle]: Ok, I've uploaded my entry.... now what? How do you know I'm competing?
2007-09-20 [LeafyGreenPuddle]: lol... :P Thank you! I'm such a ditz sometimes.
2007-10-03 [xXxsitting in darknessxXx]: omg!!!!!!!!! i got this oct 2 i have a tree drawn on the side of my computer this is so gay