National Tartan Day #doodlewashaday

April 6th brings National Tartan Day, or, and I quote, “National Sorry Charlie Day”.  Sorry Charlie but I opted for Tartan.  Since my ancestors are mainly from Scotland and Ireland and I have been to Scotland three times I have a bit of an affinity with tartans.  Here I have doodlewashed two of my ancestral Clan MacLeod tartans, MacLeod of Harris and MacLeod of Lewis and Raasay.  My favourite would be MacLeod of Skye.  I could go on about Scotland but I will spare you.

Original art by Susan Feniak  Neocolor Caran D’Ache on Opus Essentials Sketchbook paper.

Hope you are having as much fun following along as I am doing a  #doodlewashaday     Visit Charlie O’Shields at  he is the instigator of this.  He might just convince you to doodlewash!!


12 Comments on “National Tartan Day #doodlewashaday”

  1. Yay!!! This is super cool!! Love that you chose this day! These are beautiful! And extra cool that they’re your ancestral patterns. Nicely done, Susan!! 😍😍

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  2. memadtwo says:

    Textiles…always a hit in my book! (K)

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  3. Jodi says:

    Lovely Tartans! 🙂

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  4. Jill Kuhn says:

    These are wonderful doodlewashes, Susan! 😄 They look just like fabric! 🍀

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  5. LOL! I love it! I have a scarf the same color scheme as the one on the right. I was in Scotland back in 1990. It was so beautiful, I’d be happy to go back again. Hubby has a bit of Scot in his background (but he’s mostly Irish and German)…little enough of a bit that he won’t wear a kilt. 😉

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