Have you checked out EssexNY.us yet? This is the new online home for the Essex Events Calendar and The Doodler’s Guide to Essex, NY.
The Essex Events Calendar is the quickest way to discover what’s happening in and around Essex, New York. Remember the next time your scheduling a public event you can add an event to the calendar to help spread the word.
Daily Essex Doodles
We’ve posted original Essex doodles as a way to inspire you to explore Essex in new, creative and possibly even whimsical ways. It’s a fun challenge and we’re hoping you’ll help us.
Many of the images and vignettes you’ll experience are part of… The Doodler’s Guide to Essex, NY… an effort to crowdsource the most engaging information (especially visual information) about our village in a way that is entertaining and informative for visitors and residents alike. In other words, it’s a chance for you to dive into the creative process, to share your perspective on what makes Essex unique. (How do you doodle, Essex?)
We’re working on a series of handbooks (print and digital) using Essex doodles to illustrate local themes like architecture, history, adventures, etc. The first, The Doodler’s Guide to Essex, NY Architecure is currently being edited and revised, so we’re shifting our focus to local history, heritage and anything else that inspires you to doodle about your community. We hope you’ll submit Essex doodles for us to showcase on the blog!
Essex Doodle Weekly
Each Friday we plan to feature doodles from the week-ending in case you’ve missed them. You can view the images (see below), mouse over them to see the captions, and/or click on them to see larger, clearer versions. And you can scroll down to the links below and to view the originals and view the accompanying posts.
This includes a combination of doodles created by members of the community and by George Davis. So far, most of the community doodles were gathered after our stage show at the Depot Theatre in July and during Essex Day. If you have a great time/place for us to set up a doodling booth, please let us know.
Each of the doodles featured above have an accompanying story. If you would like to read more you can click on the links below to learn more about these specific Essex doodles:
- Clare’s Essex Sailboat Doodle
- Barnstorming Essex, NY
- Essex Community Church Doodle by Glenn Estus
- Explore Your Creativity
- Essex Ferry Dock Doodle
- How do you doodle?
Share Your Essex Doodles
Do you want to share your Essex doodles? We can post them anonymously is you’re self conscious! Send us what you come up with to editor [at] essexonlakechamplain [dot] com. Or you can mail us your doodle(s) at:
Essex on Lake Champlain
PO Box 292
Essex, NY 12936
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