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Sketchbook Nonsense

Sketchbook doodles

I’ve got too many ideas going on in my head right now. Lots of them are gocco-related but I need to make sure I work them through properly and not just rush on and waste materials. With that in mind, I have been doodling in my sketchbook the last few evenings, just to settle my brain and clear out all the nonsense. Doodling is great because it doesn’t matter – no-one ever needs to see it and all the pressure is off. Normally I draw lots of flowers and bunnies with stupid faces but I’m noticing an old friend keeps turning up. Yes, Cakeify seems determined to return in some form. Looks like he might have some other bakery-related friends as well. And, uh, a bear with a bowler hat and tie on…

Sketchbook doodles


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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