TEABAGGIN’, PART TWO

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

tea bag + sharpie on index card

For this second batch of tea bag doodles, I merged a little activity I stole from Dave Gray via Bill Keaggy with another activity I stole from Matt Madden’s blog.

Here’s the drill:

steps to tea bag comics

  1. Drop a tea bag randomly onto an index card and let it dry
  2. Draw a grid of panels over the stain
  3. Shop for images in the panels, and riff off those with some doodles and captions to make a mini-narrative

Like I said before: nothing serious, just a fun way to pass a couple minutes and find some ideas.

tea bag + sharpie on index card

tea bag + sharpie on index card

tea bag + sharpie on index card

tea bag + sharpie on index card

tea bag + sharpie on index card

This last card I used to take notes on an article about how language shapes the way we think:

tea bag + sharpie on index card

See the first batch.




5 Comments on “TEABAGGIN’, PART TWO”

  1. Coffee Stain Doodles @ eng-ming.com Says:

    […] this little drawing activity on fellow Austinite’s blog (Austin Kleon – Yes, “Austin” is his name. No, he’s not originally from Austin). He claims that […]

  2. Matt Eng Says:

    Hey Austin,

    Great little activity. I started doing some of my own with coffee grounds. http://eng-ming.com/blog/?p=187

  3. jonny goldstein Says:

    Nice creative cross training.

  4. Hugh McCloud Wonders How People Can Get Unblocked. Austin Kleon Makes Teabag Comics. | jonnygoldstein.com Says:

    […] Austin Kleon demonstrates one of the ways he keeps creatively loose. I am really impressed with Austin’s productivity and quality. Here’s a peak into how his head works. clipped from http://www.austinkleon.com […]

  5. Coffee Stain Doodles « Says:

    […] Stain Doodles Found this little drawing activity on fellow Austinite’s blog (Austin Kleon – Yes, “Austin” is his name. No, he’s not originally from Austin). He […]

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