EssexNY.us 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’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’re trying to post original Essex doodles every day 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.
[This is] 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 hope you’ll submit Essex doodles for us to showcase on the blog!
Essex Doodle Weekly
Each Friday are featuring the doodles from the week-ending in case you’ve missed them. This includes a combination of doodles created by members of the community and by George Davis.
You can view the images below and/or click on them to see larger, clearer versions. And you can scroll down to the links beneath the images to view the originals and view the accompanying posts.
Each of the doodles featured above have an accompanying story that you can learn from the the links below (list order in sync with doodle order above):
- Corner of Station and Main Street in Essex, NY
- Essex Heritage
- Essex Hat with Champy
- A Desire to Doodle
- Ice Fishing on Beggs Point by Mary Wade
- How to Doodle: A Few Tips but No Rules
- Essex Stoplight by Pat Boutilier
Share Your Essex Doodles
So far, we’ve collected most of the community doodles that we’ve shared from 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.
Do you dare to share your Essex doodles? We can post them anonymously if you’d prefer! Send doodles 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
- Essex Doodles Weekly: Historic and Contemporary Essex (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Essex Doodles Weekly: From Booms to Boats (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- How to Doodle: A Few Tips but No Rules (essexny.us)
- Good Doodle vs. Bad Doodle (essexny.us)
- Daily Doodle: Essex Landscape (essexny.us)
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