Photo Reflection of the Day #9: I'm Pooped!



What Is It

It's a little drawing that I did on a piece of paper that is made from elephant dung and rice paddy (No kidding!  Check out Ellie Pooh Paper).

Why It's Today's Pick

I like to doodle though I largely suck at drawing.  It's in the doodling that I often let my mind wandering and enjoy the synchronous wandering and creation that happens on the paper and in the mind.  My friend gave me a present that was a notepad from Ellie Pooh Paper - paper that is remade from elephant dung and rice paddy pulped together.  I found that rather fascinating in an environmental sense.  I'm impressed with the creativity that can come from literally crap and how it can be reinvented into something else.  I think that's also why I often doodle.  In the end, the drawing/doodling is crap, but the process may have opened ideas or opportunities for other things to occur.  

Interesting side note, I didn't realize this was where I was going with the reflection.  I thought I was just going to talk about Ellie Pooh Paper, but once I started writing, I realized the connection between my doodling and the nature of the paper.


This submission is part of the 365 Challenge.  For 2015's submissions, check out this link to all the posts.  For access to all photos, which open for reuse under a Creative Commons License, check out the full album on Flickr.



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