noun, plural rum·pus·es.
- a noisy or violent disturbance; commotion; uproar: There was a terrible rumpus going on upstairs.
- a heated controversy: a rumpus over the school-bond issue.
verb (used with or without object), doo·dled, doo·dling.
- to draw or scribble idly: He doodled during the whole lecture.
- to waste (time) in aimless or foolish activity.
- Dialect. to deceive; cheat.
Southern colloquialism, generally taken as meaning “goofing off.”
Here’s Pygmalien in front of the Observe-a-story.
Here’s what I look like trying to get a good idea:
Lesson plan: How to draw, design, develop a concept or gag as dexterity in a laboratory.
Charlie wrote and illustrated a daily cartoon strip, Big Butte Junction for the Daily Times and Star Tribune, in 1995-1998 in Wyoming. It was about life in the rural west.
How to keep journals, write gags, make comedic lists and recording your thoughts. All elements of your personal style. Dreamin’ I like dreamin’.
Regardless of what the publishing industry says, the audience is your ultimate editor:
and the final on sketchbook pro/adobe flash on the computer.
Here’s one from when I was in middle school!
and a recent one from 2017.
My current strip is called Funny in the Head and can be found here!
When I was in 5th grade I used to deface magazines and newspapers. (with Mom’s permission of course!) It’s a good way to critique content and the ridiculousness of your realm. It’s not heckling, it’s postulating.
Journals of doodles, people sketches, funny ideas.
Don Martin was my inspiration and I practiced defacing magazine ads and newspaper stories. I was a budding heckler as early as the 2nd grade. A sense of humor is our strongest shield in today’s world.